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Carter News Conference / Cubans and Zaire / Human Rights / Taxpayers' Revolt #258295

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 14, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's remarks on Fidel Castro's denials of Cuban involvement in Africa noted. Other news conference comments concern human rights, inflation, and taxpayers' revolt.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter's statements about Castro's denials and about Cuban training of Katangan rebels that invaded Shaba prov. in Zaire reported [CARTER - says there's proof that Cubans trained rebels. Lists ways Castro could have tried harder to halt invasion of rebels from Angola.] President's other comments about ending arms sale ban on Turkey because of lack of settlement on Cyprus, and US-USSR relations in connection with human rights. [CARTER - remarks on USSR treatment of dissidents and effect this has on rest of world.] Other comments on taxpayer's revolt reported [CARTER - says public's message on reduction of taxes is ntnwide., but sees no possibility of passing law just to deal with California. Reports on results of IRS audit of own earlier tax returns.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) President's report that United States has firm evidence of Cuban involvement in Zaire invasion noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details given of evidence used by United States officials to show Cuban involvement in Zaire invasion; statements of POW's captured during invasion about Cuban instructors' visits to rebel base camps at Chipaca and Caianda, in Angola, outlined. United States intelligence sources' reports of other, indisputable evidence of Cuban involvement that is too sensitive to publicize noted.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Prep Carter's remarks on taxpayers' revolt recalled. California Governor Jerry Brown's proposed budget reductions listed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce;
Pappas, Ike

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