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Changes Stir Cuba's Communist Conference

This weekend, Cuban President Raul Castro will preside over the island's Communist Party conference. The meeting comes a week after Cuban dissident Wilmar Villar died following a hunger strike. Host Scott Simon talks with reporter Nick Miroff about the ongoing economic restructuring in Cuba and the new ways the country has been dealing with dissidents.