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Cuba / Castro Anniversary #319623

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 31, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) 30th anniversary of revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power in Cuba noted. Report introduced.

(Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: Ron Allen) American naval base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba featured; details given of training program, scenes shown. [Base commander Captain John BOYD - says it is a support station] Damages to American ships in Persian Gulf recalled; scenes shown of USS Stark and USS Samuel B. Roberts. [Training ofr. Commander Clifford CAMPBELL - talks about naval training here.] [Naval analyst Harlan ULLMAN - talks about Guantanamo Bay base as United States toehold in Cuba.] Future of naval base discussed.

Allen, Ron;
Schieffer, Bob

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