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United States Tourism / Cuba / USSR #47752

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 18, 1977
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(Studio) Americans now free to travel to Vietnam, North Korea, Cambodia, and Cuba for 1st time in 27 years
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Havana, Cuba) American tourists can now legally travel to Cuba, though Cubans say there are still other problems to be worked out with regard to relations with US; 2 of these are overlapping fishing rights in territorial waters and anti-hijacking agreement. International baseball games between 2 ntns. stopped for now, but South Dakota college basketball team to go to Cuba in April.
REPORTER: Lionel Martin

(Studio) American tourists in USSR most often go to Moscow or Leningrad, but recently another USSR site has become popular.

(Akademgorodok, Siberia, USSR ) Report on London tour group on visit to Novosibirsk, Siberia. [WOMAN - cites reasons for coming.] [MAN - says here 1 can talk to people, unlike in Moscow and Leningrad.] 1 visit of group is to Akademgorodok, where 10% of scientists in USSR live and work. At school in Akademgorodok, group talks to 3rd graders, who are taught English. [GIRL - recites verse in English.] REPORTER: Lynn Jones

Martin, Lionel;
Walters, Barbara

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