CUBA: A Curious Style of Socialism

The well-publicized three-day visit to Cuba by Senators Claiborne Pell of Rhode Island and Jacob Javits of New York was not only a diplomatic icebreaker; it had at least one notable side effect as well. The Senators were accompanied by 29 U.S. newsmen, who were allowed a rare firsthand look at life under Cuban socialism. Among them was TIME'S diplomatic editor, Jerrold L. Schecter, who toured the island on his own after the Senators flew home and last week filed this report from Havana:

After 15 years of revolution, Fidel Castro's Cuba has...

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