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Cuba / Exile Invasion #209384

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 23, 1970
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(Studio) Cuba claims smashing US-backed invasion.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Havana, Cuba) Castro claims all but 4 of 13 invaders killed and captured.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates) (Havana television newsfilm)

(Studio) Alpha 66 guerrilla group reports landing, claims all men free in Cuba.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Gulf of Mexico) Cuban exiles prepare invasion, use M-16 rifles; 13-man landing party enters Cuba in pleasure boat; cameraman reports this 1 of 2 groups landed last week to organization underground anti-Castro Army.
REPORTER: Morton Dean (narrates)

(Studio) Pentagon spokesperson says M-16 purchase government-controlled; never sold to civilians.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton

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