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Castro's Mixed Message to America

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Castro's Mixed Message to America

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Castro's Mixed Message to America

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The Wall Street roller coaster of the last few weeks has at least one bystander cheering. Fidel Castro told more than 100,000 Cubans that the "disaster" on Wall Street could lead to a "new era" where the advantages of the Cuban economic system become clearer. Tom Gjelten reports from Cuba for Weekend Edition Saturday.

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