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US-Cuba Relations / Trade #48196

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 19, 1977
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(Studio) Group of Minnesota businessmen continue trade-prospects trip to Cuba and small step taken in Washington, DC could lead to normalization of relations with Cuba.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Senators George McGovern and James Abourezk, recently returned from Cuba, get affirmative from President with regard to congress initiative to ease trade embargo against Cuba. [McGOVERN - cites President's comments.] [ABOUREZK - says President didn't really encourage legislature, but didn't indicate he'd try to stop it.] Spokesperson later confirms reports, but minimizes importance. Even so, move is step toward normalization.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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