US will let Americans receive Cuban periodicals

Faced with a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Reagan administration has agreed to let Americans subscribe to publications from Cuba and other communist nations, according to the Boston Herald American.

The Treasury Department will begin distributing 100,000 issues of magazines and newspapers confiscated since last May under a 1963 law intended to prevent control the flow of US dollars into Cuba. The government policy was changed to allow subscriptions to publications from Cambodia, North Vietnam, and North Korea.

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