NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 1980
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(Studio) Cuba's release of United States prisoners today announced; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Havana, Cuba) Backgrounds of some released prisoners, include that of Melvin Bailey, noted. [Thomas WHITE, Anthony BRYANT - comment.] Possible fate of large number of prisoners once they reach United States mentioned. [PRISONER - says release is effort to get President Carter reelec.]
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd
(Miami, Florida) Group's arrival in United States featured; films shown. Robert Bennett's imprisonment for violation of Cuban air space recalled. [PRISONERS - comment.] Families' attitude towards United States State Department outlined. [Lance FIFE - calls for sinking of Cuba.] Chgs. lodged against some of the returning prisoners discussed.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans