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Zaire / Cuba / Rally #251787

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 04, 1977
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(Studio) Zaire breaks relations with Cuba, charging Cuba with involvement in invasion of Shaba prov.; Cuba has denied involvement. Zaire has tried to rally support for fight against invaders, but attempt Sunday falls short.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kinshasa, Zaire) Rally for President Mobutu Sese Seko, billed to draw more than Muhammad Ali - George Foreman fight in 1974, can't fill stadium and many leave early. Dwindling support for Mobutu noted; Zaire is 1 of American's closest friends in Africa. Many observers say only outside intervention can save Mobutu regime.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

(Studio) Zaire government has expelled Associated Press reporter Michael Goldsmith for what it calls "hostile rpting."
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Wright, Robin

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