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US-Canada Fishing Rights Dispute #258396

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 02, 1978
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(Studio) Report on fishing rights dispute between United States and Canada.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York City) Details given of dispute stemming from United States-Canadian efforts to redraw fishing boundaries to conform with new 200 mile territorial limits. [Canada minister for external affairs Don JAMIESON - announces Canadian decision to halt United States fishing in Canadian waters; notes this will mean corresponding action by United States.] Dispute particularly over Georges Bank and plans by Canadian and American fishermen to continue fishing there reported [Canadian fisheries minister Romeo LeBLANC - says this is most likely area for incidents, but that both govts. have expressed intentions to try to contain incidents.] Canadian patrols of Pacific northw. waters mentioned.
REPORTER: Jerry Landay (CBS newsfilm)

Cronkite, Walter;
Landay, Jerry

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