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In Cuba, Conan O'Brien makes friends, gets laughs ... and drinks too much rum

On Wednesday, Conan O'Brien made history with a special episode of his TBS talk show, "Conan," filmed over four days last month in Cuba.  As the first American late-night host to broadcast from the island nation since Jack Paar interviewed Fidel Castro for "The Tonight Show" in 1959, O'Brien had quite a task ahead of him. Would O'Brien's self-deprecating humor do for U.S.-Cuba relations what Ping-Pong once did for America and China? Or would it be the comedy version of the Bay of Pigs? Based on the evidence in the 75-minute episode, which was more of a humorous travelogue than late-night talk show, he succeeded -- and then some....

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