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Cuba / Hemingway Fishing Tourney #53929

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 19, 1978
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(Studio) Report on participation of Americans in Ernest Hemingway Fishing Tournament off Cuban coast in 1st presence of Americans in those waters in over 20 years
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Havana, Cuba) Details given about crossing from Florida into Cuban waters of the Elsie IV, of Scarsdale, New York; Cuban gunboat's guiding of boat past Havana and into nearby naval base. Previous, unfriendly incidents between US fishing boats and Cuban gunboats recalled. Americans' visit to Hemingway's house outside Havana, reported Description of village that is setting for Nobel Prize-winning "The Old Man and the Sea"; is noted that captain of Hemingway's boat, 78-yr.-old Gregorio, lives here. Fisherman's quest for marlin mentioned.
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw

Reasoner, Harry;
Shaw, Bernard

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