CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 16, 1977
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(Studio) Comment with regard to Carter administration Africa policy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) USSR presence in Africa through Cuban troops cited, as well as comparison of early-considered importance of Vietnam and Indochina to previous admin.'s view of importance of South Africa. Carter aid to Zaire in face of invasion of troops from Angola depends on USSR -Cuba intentions. Congress veto of Ford attempt to intervene in Angola probably sign of same action should Carter want to intervene in Zaire. Reporter says important thing in Africa policy is not to allow events there to control US.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid
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