Inside Cuba : Communism's Last Stand?

Title

Inside Cuba : Communism's Last Stand?

Description

Thirty-five years after the Cuban Revolution, the island nation fell on exceptionally hard times. The collapse of the Soviet Union, combined with the strength of the U.S. Trade Embargo led to scarcities of food, medicine and other necessities of life. In 1993 two surgeons from Buffalo, New York were invited by the Cuban Ministry of Public Health to exchange medical information with their counterparts in Havana. During his coverage of this medical mission, WIVB-TV reporter Rich Newberg and photographer Don Yearke, provide a rare glimpse into a Cuban society struggling to survive and hungry for news from the outside world.
Originally aired on WIVB-TV.

Date

1994-03-30

Source

Rich Newberg Reports Collection

Publisher

WIVB (Television Station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (publisher of digital)

Rights

Copyright held by WIVB-TV. Access to this digital version provided by the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Videos or images in this collection are not to be used for any commercial purposes without the expressed written permission of WIVB-TV and the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Users of this website are free to utilize material from this collection for non-commercial and educational purposes.

Relation

Digital Collections of the B&ECPL

Type

Moving Image

Format

video/mp4

Language

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