Decades of Media Cheering 'Great Success' of Castro's Revolution
For example, back in 1988, then-NBC reporter Maria Shriver let Castro himself lead her on a tour of Havana. “The level of public services was remarkable: free education, medicine and heavily-subsidized housing,” Shriver marveled on Today. The following year, ABC’s Peter Jennings trumpeted how “health and education are the revolution’s great success stories.”
In 2000, during the custody battle over Elian Gonzalez, Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift even claimed on The McLaughlin Group: “To be a poor child in Cuba may in many instances be better than being a poor child in Miami.”
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