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Cuba / Pope's Visit #620944

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 20, 1998
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(Mexico City: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Havana: George Lewis) Preparations in Cuba for the visit from Pope John Paul II featured; scenes shown of the restoration of the city. [American University professor William LeoGRANDE - says Cuban leader Fidel Castro is using spin control.]

(Mexico City: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) Effects of the tough United States embargo on Cuba examined. [Victim's mother Dayluvi BLANCO BAEZ (thru translator) - says her son will die without American medicine.] [US Marine Corps General John SHEEHAN, Senators Chris DODD - condemn the embargo.] [Senator Bob TORRICELLI - says Castro must change first.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Lewis, George;
Mitchell, Andrea

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