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Anguilla Invasion #202719

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 20, 1969
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(Studio) Anguilla President Ronald Webster cables United Nations protesting British occupation of island Webster's economy advisor, real estate man Jack Holcomb, expelled by troops. Accuses British of spending millions on invasion, but nothing on island improvements.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Anguilla) Webster asks that Anguilla not be forced to associate with Saint Kitts Island [WEBSTER - wants direct association with Britain.] [British Commissioner Anthony LEE - guarantees Anguilla won't be put under Saint Kitts rule. No legal system here. Probable gangsters have been here.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton
Duration:
00:03:50

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