Fidel Castro Asked Barbara Walters to Pay Him For An Interview

Barbara Walters tells the story of why she gave Fidel Castro a signed five dollar bill.
1:31 | 12/19/14

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Transcript for Fidel Castro Asked Barbara Walters to Pay Him For An Interview
So you you you do this long interview with Fidel Castro and everywhere he wanted to be paid. Not this would runway finish this. And this thing he said okay you should pay mansion partially failing said that there's not produced as he negotiated with the Cuban television. To do this interview. At first they went and a great deal of money Castro himself. Brought them down to size and serious allegation and we certainly not gonna pay him as a producer. This abomination pay me you know as an interview I'm such an affect goods. I mean you couldn't do this with him in the and finally we said wow will pay you as a drive and we didn't five dollars and an onside. At a press a strange trip because the lessons. And good humor. And afterwards she took us inside majors grilled cheese sandwiches. By the way the next time my sign him which was here in this country when he was visiting. He and grilled lobsters. Us. So I mean that there was so strange kind of you know good natured and that we have to say to last sounds this was and then there was and may happen to own. You know this minute. And that that's strange usually it's much room as you know. Much for a cut guy.

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