CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 11, 1975
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(Studio) Premier Fidel Castro returns $2 million ransom paid by Southern Airways in 1972.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Money paid to 3 hijackers. Cuba confiscated money upon plane's arrival and sent hijackers to jail. Senator John Sparkman asked Castro to return money in April. Castro agrees in May. Airway president Frank Hulse and Sparkman display check. [SPARKMAN - says should respond in kind. Staged removal of embargo should begin with removal of restrictions with regard to food and medicine trade.] Trade of Cuban cigars could also resume.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
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