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Cuba / Castro's Health #838915

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Miami: Byron Pitts) Questions about the health of Cuban leader Fidel Castro with the temporary transfer of power to brother Raul Castro examined; scenes shown from Havana; footage shown of President John F. Kennedy’s speech during the Cuban missile crisis. [From Havana, voice of Cuban dissident Miriam LEYVA†- outlines options for Cuba’s future.] Castro’s future in Cuba discussed.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Miami: Jim Acosta) The reaction of the Cuban exile community in south Florida featured; scenes shown of Cuban-Americans celebrating in the streets of Miami. [2 WOMEN, BOY – react.] [Florida International University’s Dario MORENO†- predicts there will be a vast migration from Cuba to the US.] [Brothers to the Rescue founder Jose BASULTO†- says there is not going to be a big change.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Pitts, Byron;
Acosta, Jim

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