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Secret history of talks with Cuba

President-elect Barack Obama has said he could talk directly with Cuba's leaders. And as Cuba-scholar Peter Kornbluh tell us, this is not a new idea. Just about every U.S. president for the last 50 years has attempted some sort of quiet talks with the Cubans. President George W. Bush was not one of them, though.

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50 years of US-Cuba relations

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Dan Erikson, author of "The Cuba Wars: Fidel Castro, the United States, and the Next Revolution," about 50 years of tense relations between the US and Cuba. This week marks the 50th anniversary of Fidel Castro and his communist regime coming to power.

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Obama lifts restrictions for Cuban Americans

President Obama today announced an easing of restrictions on travel to Cuba. The new rules will also allow American telecommunications companies to apply for licenses in Cuba. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Professor Lisandro Perez, founder of the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University.