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US-Cuba Relations / Radio Station #275210

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 05, 1981
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(Studio) Spanish newspaper reported announcing meeting in Mexico City, Mexico, between Secretary of State Alexander Haig and Cuba's vice president; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) [Vice President George BUSH - considers Cubans info.-starved.] New United States radio service, named after Cuban hero, Jose Marti, noted. National security cncl. Latin specialist Roger Fontaine recalled publishing study calling for use of radio station in destabilizing Fidel Castro's government Details given. [American Univ. political science director Prof. William LEOGRANDE - explains rationalization of United States government of Radio Marti.] [Exiles of Santa Clara spokesperson Jose BATULE - praises radio plans.] Criticism of Radio Marti discussed; Cuba's successful jamming of radio stations in Florida noted. [WINZ engineer Vic KOLER - explains situation.] Cuba's pledge to jam airwaves of any station beaming unwanted information mentioned. [Representative Glenn ENGLISH - questions effect of Radio Marti.] Senate Foreign Relations Committee said investigating pitfalls of Radio Marti.
REPORTER: Rita Flynn

Flynn, Rita;
Schieffer, Bob

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