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CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 05, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Yugoslavia, led by Josip Broz Tito; Carter's comments in campaign and after election with regard to USSR invasion and United States reaction noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia) Tito fought Hitler and Mussolini; discovered Stalin's form of Communism not his and with India's Nehru and Egypt's Nasser formed 3rd political world of ntns. aligned with neither USSR or US. Communism of Yugoslavia noted. Tito's success in pulling together this area of Balkans after World War II noted. Some in different regions, especially Croatia, want autonomy; recent hijacking of United States airliner by Croatian terrorists noted. Unlike Franco in Spain, Tito has made provisions for government after him; details noted. People of Yugoslavia prepare in case USSR does try to invade at Tito's death; say they won't be taken over like Czechoslovakia.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert
Duration:
00:04:00

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