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US-USSR Fishing Dispute #216859

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 19, 1971
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(Studio) US, USSR officials meet to discuss dispute between American fishermen, Russian trawlers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Off Cape Cod, Massachusetts) [US State Department spokesperson Don McKERNAN - says Soviet fleet's responsibility to respect rights of others to operate in international waters.] United States lobster boats lose equipment when Soviet trawlers" nets cut through lobster lines. [Joseph GAZIANO - says either USSR or United States government should pay for losses; believes Soviet fleet engaged in deliberate harassment.]
REPORTER: David Henderson

(Studio) Soviets promise more caution.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Henderson, David
Duration:
00:01:50

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