CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 23, 1975
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says if United States allows USSR to intervene in Angola with Cuban help, it will invite USSR to intervene elsewhere.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Kissinger calls USSR -Cuban intervention massive, dangerous and incompatible with detente. [KISSINGER - says United States won't accept any Soviet mil. expansion. Problem won't go away, although Congress forbids use of American aid. Talking about trivial sums. Aid to Angola kept clandestine to avoid public confrontation. 6 congress cmtes. briefed 25 times. Ea. intelligence committee briefed.] Kissinger doesn't care which faction wins but doesn't want Soviet-imposed victory. Developments could affect his planned trip to USSR .
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
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