NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 1972
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(Studio) Fidel Castro himself talked with pilot of hijacked Southern Airways jet in Cuba. Described hijackers as renegades. May be interested in better US-Cuba relations. Russia spends $1 million a day in Cuba, not getting much for money, so maybe they're interested. For President Nixon, Cuba representative only sizeable Soviet involvement in West hemisphere, so he's interested. Problems discouraging better US-Cuba relations exist, but possibilities do, too.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
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