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Black Sea / United States Ships #198727

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 10, 1968
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Clark Clifford rejects USSR protests with regard to United States destroyers in Black Sea. Holds sea international water.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bosporous) Importance of Bosporous explained as passageway to Mediterranean for USSR ships. United States 6th Fleet in Mediterranean noted. US ships shown going through straits. USS Turner and USS Dias involved. Complaints voiced in Turkey. Turkish fishermen don't seem very interested. Significance of United States presence on Bosporous considered.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Bill
Duration:
00:02:10

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