ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 18, 2009
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(Trinidad: Jake Tapper) President Obama's appearance at the Summit of the Americas meeting in Trinidad featured; scenes shown of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez giving Obama a book about Latin America entitled "Open Veins of Latin America"; of the push for Obama to lift the embargo against Cuba & what he said about democracy in Cuba. [OBAMA - says he is looking forward to listening.] [Summit director Ambassador Jeffrey DAVIDOW- explains the view of Obama held in Venezuela.] [OBAMA - talks about the ban on Cuban people travelling elsewhere.]
(Studio: David Muir; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The Obama-Chavez handshake & the book delivery & the significance of these moments, how Obama wants a clean break in foreign policy & the agenda of focusing on the economy & health care & energy initiatives upon his return discussed; Obama-Chavez photos shown.
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