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Cuban, American Relations #483092

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 1975
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern visits Cuba; says Fidel Castro considering release of 9 American political prisoners and returning $2 million taken in airline hijacking. Washington, DC welcomes possibility of improved US, Cuban relations Castro says relations won't get better till United States lifts trade embargo against Cuba. Castro holds news conference
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Havana, Cuba) Castro says he had long known of CIA plots to assassinate Cuban leaders, but Lee Harvey Oswald not under Cuban influence to assassinate President Kennedy. Castro comments on OAS, relations with United States without Nixon, Vietnam war. [CASTRO - wishes understanding, friendship for United States and Cuba.]
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Chancellor, John;
Walters, Barbara

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