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US-Cuba Relations / Planes Downing #368140

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 27, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reports introduced.

(Havana: David Martin) The United States response to the shooting down of two small planes by the Cuban government featured; cockpit-tower transcripts quoted. [US ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says the MiG pilots knew the plane posed no threats; reacts to the joy of the pilots committing cold- blooded murder.]

(Havana: Art Rascon) The story of Cuban pilot/spy Juan Pablo Roque, who returned to Cuba after having infiltrated Jose Basulto's group Brothers to the Rescue, reviewed; Roque shown on Cuban TV. [Cuban Foreign Ministry Carlos FERNANDEZ de COSSIO, Cuban National Assembly Ricardo ALARCON - comment.]

(Miami: Diana Gonzalez) Pablo's wife Anna Roque's reaction featured. [A. ROQUE - says she has been betrayed.] Videotape of Roque shown. [BASULTO - says Roque was a plant to destroy the organization.]

Gonzalez, Diana;
Martin, David;
Rascon, Art;
Rather, Dan

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