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Cuba / Castro-Exiles' Talks #255576

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 20, 1978
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(Studio) Return to Havana of Cuban exiles from United States and others to talk with Cuban President Fidel Castro with regard to release of 3000 political prisoners and their families reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Havana, Cuba) Details given about mtgs. between Castro and exiles, some of whom were his bitter enemies and formerly supported efforts to overthrow him. Discussions reported to be about release of more political prisoners in Cuba, uniting of families and easing of restrictions on travel to Cuba. Prohibition by federal law of private citizens negotiating with foreign government stated; exiles' statements that they have approval of Carter administration, though without official sanction, and that they keep President Carter informed noted.

Mudd, Roger;
Rabel, Ed

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