NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 06, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(At the UN: Ed Rabel) The spending of United States citizen tax dollars on the repair of a run-down nuclear power plant in Cuba examined; details of the UN documents showing that the United States government intentionally funneled taxpayer money through the International Atomic Energy Agency to Cuban leader Fidel Castro's government for support of the plant. [Representative Robert MENENDEZ - calls the scheme outrageous.] [State Department spokesperson Nicholas BURNS - defends the money as a way of assuring the stability of the plant.] [Cuban deputy foreign minister Dr. Fernando REMIREZ - comments.]
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