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Uganda / United States Reaction #250636

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 27, 1977
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(Studio) Uganda President Idi Amin changes date and place of meeting with all Uganda's American population; is now to be Wednesday at Entebbe airport. Radio Uganda has apparently told natives to prepare for United States attack; Pentagon spokesperson says it's not true.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) After visit to new grandson at Bethesda Naval Hospital, President Carter is asked views now that Amin has moved meeting with Americans [CARTER - says affair being monitored carefully. Notes United Nations and others have offered to intercede, but so far United States has handled affairs through German embassy in Uganda. Says he has no regrets with regard to remarks about Amin last week]
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(DC) Admin. remarks remain low-key. (Film of CBS broadcast "Face the Nation" shown, with Secretary of State Cyrus Vance.) [VANCE - says no major conclusion should be drawn because meeting moved to Wednesday] Vance says it's speculation to connect Amin's action with statements from President last week but that it is possible.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) State Department estimates some of Americans in Uganda are missionaries or their families.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) Background report on 1 American missionary in Uganda. From early days in Minneapolis, Minnesota, ambition of George Richard MacInnes was to be Catholic priest and missionary. Attended seminary in west Uganda. Mother and uncle say in

Dean, Morton;
Kalb, Marvin;
Pierpoint, Robert

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