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Young / Rnodesia / Angola #250697

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 04, 1977
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(Studio) Rhodesia Prime Min. Ian Smith says Britain can no longer help in transition to black major rule, only United States can; says Carter administration lacks experience and must get settled. Comments of United Nations ambassador Andrew Young re: Rhodesia and Smith noted; Young in Zambia. Some State Department professionals express dismay and disappointment with regard to Young.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Young hasn't learned diplomatic language yet. [YOUNG - comments on Cuba troops in Angola.] Secretary of State Vance then says United States doesn't agree with Young. Young also says he can almost guarantee repeal of Byrd Amendment with regard to ban on Rhodesia chrome imports to US; administration officials say projection is wrong and is exciting hopes in Africa which may result in disappointment. Young noted as being President's man from Georgia.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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