NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 15, 1974
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(Studio) Report on Cuba follows.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Havana, Cuba) Castro appreciative of Soviet aid and puts on monumental display during Soviet party leader Leonid Brezhnev's visit to Cuba. Cubans awakened at 4:30 a.m. by bugles and loud speakers on day of Brezhnev's departure in effort to form large crowds along Brezhnev's route. However, no complaints heard. If people hadn't shown up, cmtes. for defense of revolution would have noted this antirevolutionary behavior. Some Cubans show mute fury on faces. Most people accept government passively. Cuban couple cited as example of dedicated followers of Castro and his beliefs. Wife also works. For all the social gains in Cuba, citizens suffer economically. Money is available, but goods aren't. Facts learned from Cuban visit summarized.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst
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