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Rhodesia / USSR , Cuba and Black Guerrillas / United States Reaction #257652

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 04, 1978
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(Studio) Report on United States reaction to indications that USSR and Cuba are about to incr. support for black guerrillas fighting Rhodesia.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) United States efforts to head off Soviet move against Rhodesia, due to concerns this could lead to all-out war there outlined. Secretary of State Vance's planned return to Africa to meet with Patriotic Front leaders, along with British foreign secretary David Owen, noted. This American commitment as outgrowth of President Carter's trip to Africa stated. Problems involved in Vance mtgs. and expectations of United States officials with regard to incrd. USSR and Cuban presence in area cited.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Vance's trip to Moscow from Africa, to discuss Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II, noted; State Department statement that growing Soviet military involvement in Africa to also be discussed reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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