Barbara Walters Had to Have Bodyguards After the Fidel Castro Interview

Barbara Walters received death threats and hate mail after infamous 1977 interview.
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Transcript for Barbara Walters Had to Have Bodyguards After the Fidel Castro Interview
How did you balance that that notion that certainly charming. But knowing what he was capable of knowing this is a man as you note despise. Certainly by generations of Cuban Americans in this country despise quietly in corners of his own country. When I came home by the way I knew he was despise but I realized. When I got threatening letters from himself and for a very short time had bodies from my family because it was such. And probably still news such anger into action you know when you do an interview you have to. Yet in that position and whether it's Fidel Castro. I don't know Yasser Arafat. Biden have pollutants. And then not at when you're in a cannot that a judge you're getting get your questions and said. And the way to do it for me is to. Counter attack may be but. But not to challenge does this this is not a why did you how confident I didn't do that.

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