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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 21, 1977
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(Studio) Uganda President Idi Amin rptdly. alive, according to American journalist Audrey June Taylor, in taped telephone interview from Kampala. [TAYLOR - cites conversation with Amin, who says he's on honeymoon with bride of August, 1975.] Amin's name is often in news and not always for substantive reasons.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Background report on Amin. He holds power despite bitter opposition. (Films shown.) [AMIN - says one can't be afraid and be president Cites example of John Kennedy's assassination despite numbers of bodyguards.] Amin's assns. with oil product ntns., like Saudi Arabia and with Libya, against Israel and African enemies, noted. Mission building for Uganda delegation to UN, now in progress, described.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.

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