NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 18, 1972
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(Studio) Cuban newspaper published speech by Foreign Minister Raul Castro boasting new MiG jet fighters received from USSR , with picture of 8 of new planes. Venceramos brigade, young American radicals in Cuba, featured.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Cuba) 136 Americans came to Cuba to see Castro revolution in operation and confirm their faith in it. Venceramos translates "we shall overcome." Average age is 20. Members of many ethnic origins. They are now building houses. There are 2 Cubans to each American in bde., to teach and help. Standards are better here than in average Cuban project. The bde. has more political than economy importance to Cuba.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst
(Studio) Continuing report from Cuba announced.
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