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Cuban Revolution Anniversary #528335

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 31, 1983
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(Studio) Report on progress of Cuban revolution, begun 25 years ago by Fidel Castro. Revolution said to introduction communism to country
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Havana, Cuba) Films from January 1, 1959, shown of Castro riding into Havana. Castro's promises to Cubans stated. Strength of Soviet influence described. Castro's current stature for people noted. Improvements and changes in lives of people cited. Reminders of past outlined, include few restaurants with things like photos of Nat King Cole and Errol Flynn and signature of Ernest Hemingway. Former Western Union employee, 84-yr.-old Prospero Cano's support for current government reported [CANO - comments.] Estimates of United States diplomats that many Cubans would leave, given the chance, noted. Case of Victoria Ramos cited as example of hope for children.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd

Chung, Connie;
Lloyd, Robin

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