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Africa / Transkei-South Africa Relations / Rhodesia / USSR -Cuba Influence #257291

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 10, 1978
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(Studio) Breaking of relations with South Africa by black African tribal homeland of Transkei reported; is noted that South Africa is only nation recognizing Transkei.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Johannesburg, South Africa) Details given concerning Transkei chief Kaiser Matanzima's decision to break with South Africa and possible effects on mini-state.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

(Studio) Rhodesia interim government's rejection of US-British proposal for new conference on black major rule, conference which would include black ntnlists. and in effect ignore agreement reached by Prime Min. Smith and moderate black leaders CIA report with regard to growing USSR and Cuban presence in Africa noted; deputy dir. Frank Carlucci's statements to Senate subcommittee quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Wright, Robin

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