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US-Cuba Relations / Americans and Cubans Leave Cuba #50438

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 22, 1977
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(Studio) Indicating better US-Cuba relations, 30 Americans and their 24 close Cuban relations fly from Havana to Homestead AFB, Florida; significance of move is that Fidel Castro allowed Cubans to leave.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Miami, Florida) Report on arrival of Americans and Cubans in US, and their reaction to coming here. [Edward SICARD - is happy to be here after 9 years waiting.] Some who come are elderly and infirm, but some of military age and this had been sticking point in negotiations. Until today, Yolanda Marcus has been told 18-yr.-old son, Roland, couldn't come. State Department sees today's event as further softening of relations between United States and Cuba.
REPORTER: David Snell (WPLG newstape)

Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David

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