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Conan O'Brien's history-making Cuba mission: 'Make them laugh'
Conan O'Brien's history-making Cuba mission: 'Make them laugh'

On Wednesday night, TBS will air a special episode of "Conan" filmed entirely in Cuba, making it the first American late-night show to broadcast from the island nation since a U.S. embargo was imposed near the height of the Cold War, in 1962. Host Conan O'Brien will follow in the footsteps of Jack Paar, who interviewed Fidel Castro at the Havana Hilton for "The Tonight Show" in 1959. Though O'Brien did not interview any heads of state, in some ways his mission was even more daunting. The comedian and a team of about 10 writers, producers and crew members flew into Havana over Presidents' Day weekend with no real plan and only a letter from the...

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