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USSR -Cuba / Gorbachev-Castro #319685

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 08, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Havana, Cuba: Bruce Morton) USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev reported cancelling meeting with Fidel Castro due to Armenia earthquake. [Council on For. Relations spokesperson Susan PURCELL - says Castro is not receptive to perestroika.] [Columbia Univ. spokesperson Pamela FALK - comments on Cuba's form of communism] Reforms noted challenging Castro's power. [Author Tad SZULC - comments.] [Cuban MAN - refuses to comment on Castro.] [PURCELL - says USSR would like to stop subsidizing Cuba.] [Johns Hopkins Univ. spokesperson Wayne SMITH - says USSR won't sever all ties to Cuba.] USSR -Cuban relations discussed.

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:40

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