CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 1978
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(Studio) Earlier report on removal of French Foreign Legionnaires from Zaire noted. Report is on For. Legion. Probably to be heard from again as France increases involvement in Africa.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Obangne, France) Details given about Legion, its requirements and those who join. Is noted that prior to World War II there were Russians and Spanish republicans among group; after war, Germans fleeing Nazi background and Hungarians fleeing repression. Details of training given. Legion headquarters' movement from Algeria to France mentioned. Former heroes noted. Legion's founding in 1831 recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
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