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Tyson Apology #251340

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 09, 1977
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(Studio) State Department summons diplomat Brady Tyson in for consultation; Tyson made remarks with regard to United States aid to coup in Chile. United States delegation to United Nations Human Rights Commission meeting in Geneva join vote to condemn Chile for human rights violations.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Geneva, Switzerland) Cuba and United States cosponsor resolution against government which overthrew Allende government of Chile. Tyson is former missionary to Brazil. [TYSON - says United States involvement in Chile is public knowledge; regrets exceeding instructions and statement was personal.] Chile's delegate fought against resolution, but it passed. Feeling is Carter has demonstrated position on human rights balancing statements on USSR dissidents.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

(Studio) Tyson may have gotten idea statement consistent with Carter policy from Carter comment in 2nd president debate. (Film shown.) [CARTER - says Ford didn't comment on Chilean prisoners; cites overthrow of Chile government with United States aid.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalischer, Peter
Duration:
00:02:50

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