The Canadian Press

1996-03-05 | Helms-Cuba

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It was an election year in the United States and Canada came in for some bashing. Senator Jesse Helm's bill beefing up sanctions against Cuba got a lift in February when Cuba shot down two small planes belonging to a US-based Cuban exile group. Helms said Canadians who traded with Cuba should be ashamed of themselves for supporting Fidel Castro.

Date: 1996-03-05
Placeline: Washington, DC, USA
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << let me say to our friends in Canada you become a part of what you condone and by their advocacy in this matter by their opposition to this bill they are condoning Fidel Castro and Furthermore president, suggest that they be ashamed of themselves >>

Clip ID: 19960305CPCN001