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CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 13, 1976
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(Studio) Campaign pols. and foreign policy are entangled. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger speaks to Senate Foreign Relations Committee
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Senator Clifford CASE - thinks Americans will say that African policy should have been delayed due to president pols.] [Senator Jacob JAVITS - says African policy more important than being elected United States president] Senator Harry Byrd says African policy doesn't condone white minority rule in Rhodesia but does in South Africa. [BYRD - speaks about Kissinger embracing Communist USSR .] [KISSINGER - says attempting to preserve world peace.] [Senator Dick CLARK - asks about United States policies.] African leaders may feel new United States policy is all talk and no action.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) Press Secretary Ron Nessen denies campaign pols. is the reason for delay of US-USSR treaty ltding. peaceful nuclear explosions.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kentucky) Ronald Reagan's strategists happy with treaty-signing delay. [REAGAN - says he is pleased if had hand in signing delay. People should know more about content of treaties.] Reagan to campaign tonight and Friday in Michigan. Reagan doing large number of television interviews. $75,000 of television time purchased in Michigan.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) In Nebraska campaign, President Ford used recording of Senator Barry Goldwater's criticism of Reagan's Panama Canal position. Goldwater protests further use of tape as he doesn't want to endorse either candidate. Upcoming stories noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Kalb, Bernard

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