The Press: Hot Tip from Havana

The Miami Herald's mysterious visitor, who called herself Evelyn Hill, produced a news tip that made city-room ears prick up: the Havana whereabouts of Austin Frank Young, 38, Miami-based adventurer who, sentenced to 30 years for conspiring against the Fidel Castro regime, had broken out of a Cuban jail in Pinar del Rio province less than 24 hours earlier.

While the plumpish, corseted blonde doled out details (she was a "friend" of the escapee, who had phoned her from Havana for money), the Herald put in a quick call to Miami International Airport. There,...

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