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Cuba / United States Tourists / Fishing Bill #493596

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 17, 1977
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(Studio) For 1st time since Castro took over, ship of American tourists arrives in Cuba. Report on trip received through transmission from Cuba to USSR satellite New York City via Prague, Czechoslovakia, Frankfurt, West Germany, and United States satellite to NYC.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Havana, Cuba) Americans are on Greek cruise ship "Daphne," sailing from New Orleans; some curious with regard to Cuba, some to hear musicians Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, and Earl Fatha Hines. On Wednesday night, Americans and Cubans will gather at Havana's National Theater for jazz concert. Some feel this is latest in string of events pointing to possibility of renewal of relations with Cuba. [Mrs. Herb FRIED - notes United States relations with USSR and China (PR), so why not with Castro in Cuba.] Cuba government still has made no decision with regard to allowing 4 Cuban-Americans, Sergio and Dolci Fuentes and Carlos and Maria Bueno, go ashore to visit families still here. Americans welcome at port noted.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

(Studio) Poor quality of pictures noted. President Carter sends bill to Congress to allow Cuba rights to fish within United States fishing limits.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Francis, Fred

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