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Obama in Cuba: "It is wonderful to be here"

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 01:32

On his historic visit to Cuba as the first U.S. president do so in 88 years, President Barack Obama meets with embassy staff telling them ''it's a historic opportunity to engage directly with the Cuban people.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Havana on Sunday, marking the start of an historic trip to Cuba where a Communist government that had vilified the United States for decades rolled out the red carpet. The three-day trip, the first by a U.S. president in 88 years, is the culmination of a diplomatic opening announced by Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro in December 2014, ending a Cold War-era estrangement that began when the Cuban revolution ousted a pro-American government in 1959.

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Obama in Cuba: "It is wonderful to be here"

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 01:32