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Cuba / Castro's Health #838897

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Miami: Andrea Mitchell) Questions about the future of Cuba with President Fidel Castro hospitalized and power temporarily transferred to brother Raul Castro examined; scenes shown from Havana; Castro’s public letter quoted. [In 2001 interview, CASTRO {thru translator} – says Raul has the capacity to succeed him.] [Former CIA official Brian LATELL†- speculates on how Raul will govern.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Miami: Angie Sandoval) The reaction of Cuban-Americans in south Florida to the news of Castro’s health featured; scenes shown of celebrations in the streets of Miami’s Little Havana. [Cuban-Americans MAN, Rebecca JONES†, Rolando GARCIA†, Radio Mambi host Ninoska PEREZ†, Representative Ileana ROS-LEHTINEN†, Brothers to the Rescue founder Jose BASULTO†- react.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Sandoval, Angie
Duration:
00:04:50

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