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South Africa Raid Into Angola #258159

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 05, 1978
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(Studio) Angola's call for emergency meeting of United Nations Security Council noted.; is due to South Africa's raid into Angolan territory, allegedly against guerrilla base used as attack point into Namibia (S.W. Africa). President Carter's statement and request for explanation from South Africa reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Johannesburg, South Africa) South Africa's 1976 raid into Angola and controversy surrounding it recalled; South African Broadcasting film of 1976 shown. South African spokesperson's statements about recent raid recounted; claims of retaliation for raids into Southwest Africa, conducted by SWAPO, stated. [Major General J.R. DUTTON - cites capture of documents, weapons and equipment in raids.] Dutton's claim that special measures taken to ensure involvement of no Angolan or Cuban troops noted. Guerrilla threats against Ruacana Waterworks and important of it to Namibia reported.
REPORTER: Doug Sefton

Cronkite, Walter;
Sefton, Doug

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