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CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 31, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's arrival in Lagos, Nigeria, and possibility that he'll meet with black guerrilla leader Joshua Nkomo while there noted. United Nations ambassador Young's earlier arrival in Nigeria and his report that Nigeria has invited Nkomo and Robert Mugabe there for meeting of front-line African states stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lagos, Nigeria) Arrival of Carter and family in Lagos and greeting by General Olusegun Obasanjo, who brings foreign minister's daughter to greet Amy Carter, described. Carter's upcoming speech here, on new emphasis he intends to Put on relations with Africa, detailed. Expected meeting of ambs. and foreign mins. from front-line south African states, with regard to developments in Rhodesia, noted, as well as new United States intelligence report that Cuban troops recently fighting Somalis in Ethiopia may begin fighting Eritrean rebels. Amt. of United States oil purchased from Nigeria compared to that Purchased from Saudi Arabia.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) State Department's incrd. estimates of number of Cuban troops in Ethiopia and United States officials' concern that next target might be Rhodesia reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:40

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