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Berbera, Somalia / USSR Base #240780

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 1975
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(Studio) Defense Secretary earlier claimed USSR building missile base at Berbera. Report denied by USSR and Somalia. For. reporters invited in.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Berbera, Somalia) Background details noted. CBS News team and Arab journalists given quick look. Official promised unrestricted view; experience not quite like that. Govt. cameraman's presence interpreted. No Red flags on ships; but one looked like ship United States government had called USSR barracks ship; said probably Russian. USSR barracks compound not confirmed by visit; no Russians seen. This thought strange. Tour hurried. Missile reports not confirmed, but this discounted. Reasons given. Reporter can't confirm or deny USSR installation charge as made by US.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Mudd, Roger;
Quint, Bert

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