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Organization of American States Meeting / Angola / Administration #242344

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 13, 1976
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(Studio) Organization of American States meeting ends in disunity. African leaders predict greater United States and Soviet involvement. President Ford to ask Congress to lift ban on aid to West forces in Angola.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) MPLA brings foreign POWs to meeting 3 are South Africans; 2 are Portuguese. Ldrs. unable to agree on anything. No hope for African solution.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

(DC) Ford administration feared Organization of American States support for MPLA. Press Secretary Ron Nessen says Ford for cease-fire, government of national unity and withdrawal of all foreign troops. Ford will try and lift congress ban on aid to Angola. Some aid still coming from Zaire.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Sheahan, John

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