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Special (Life in Cuba) #486131

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 12, 1976
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(Studio) Background details on filming of special noted, as well as procedure through government channels taken by reporter Fred Francis.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(San Antonio de Las Banos, Cuba) Report on lifestyle of Jorge Huerra, wife Mariam and son Alex who live in San Antonio de Los Banos, Cuba. Jorge attends school 3 nights per wk,, is member of Communist party and veteran of Angola war; Jorge's comments on Angola noted. Importance of education in Cuba noted; major difference in 2nd grader Alex's studies and those of US counterpart is political nature of reading, with constant references to Cuba's heroes; comments of Alex's mother noted; she compares teaching with regard to Cuban hero to United States teaching with regard to Abraham Lincoln. Other details of lifestyle noted.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

(Studio) Attitudes of people to United States and USSR as told to Francis noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Francis, Fred

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