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Spanish Sahara #237216

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 1975
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(Studio) Spain defs. Spanish Sahara until it gains freedom. Morocco and Mauritania claim it and Algeria wants part of it for link with Atlantic.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Spanish Sahara) Algerian-backed guerrillas shown. Inhabitants are nomads called Saharahuie. Rich mineral deposits interest many. Guerrillas have flag and World War I rifles.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

(Algeria) Saharahuie women never veiled. Students from outside teach pol. school in underground classrooms.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

(Spanish Sahara) Saharahuie against all outsiders. Spain says 9 Moroccan soldiers killed by Polisario unit. Morocco's King Hassan says he'll lead peaceful march of 350,000 into disputed desert and army will go only to repulse Algerian attack.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

(Studio) Morocco foreign minister at United Nations says march to start in 10 days.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalischer, Peter
Duration:
00:02:30

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