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Cuba / Basketball Game #251769

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 03, 1977
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(Studio) Group of young men from United States to go to Cuba to work for better relations
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Havana, Cuba) Basketball players from South Dakota State University and University of South Dakota to play Cuba team in coliseum with portrait of Che Guevara on wall. 1/2 of Cuba team in Olympics last year and no one really expects 3 games to be much contest. [Ruperto HERREARA - says his team will win.] Importance of sports to Cubans noted; Fidel Castro declared sports right of people, so there's no charge to any event in Cuba. Interest in these games noted. Cubans were disappointed that New York Yankees baseball team couldn't come.

Dean, Morton;
Rabel, Ed

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