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Zaire Conflict / United States Involvement / Paris Conference / Black Caucus #258629

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 06, 1978
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(Studio) Expansion of United States Air Force transport of soldiers from Morocco into Zaire to include transport of troops from Gabon and Senegal reported State Department denial that this is major expansion of United States role in Zaire noted. United States rejection of French call for African aid fund, at conference in Paris, stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) Carter administration position on involvement in Africa outlined. French elimination from discussion of idea of Pan-African intervention force noted. Films of troop movement in Zaire shown. [French foreign minister Louis de GUIRINGAUD - discusses African ntns. military situation.] Carter administration officials' views of public and congress reaction to any attempt to aid Africa ntns. more than is being done in Zaire stated.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Congress Black Caucus warnings to administration against trying to turn Africa situation into test of strength with USSR reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom
Duration:
00:02:00

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