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Summit of the Americas / Obama & Cuba #929434

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 17, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) President Obama's attendance at a summit of the Americas in Trinidad reported.

(Trinidad: Jake Tapper) What President Obama said about the US seeking a new direction with Cuba featured; scenes shown of Obama arriving to meet with Latin American heads of state; details given of the possibility of the US lifting the embargo against Cuba that has been in place since 1962. [Yesterday, OBAMA - says Cuba needs to show it wants to move beyond the last 50 years.] A statement from Cuban leader Raul Castro noted. [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- reacts to the admission Cuba may have been wrong.] [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON - comments.] [Council on Foreign Relations Julia SWEIG†- comments on the view of Cuba.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Tapper, Jake
Duration:
00:02:30

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