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Africa / Cuban Involvement / Egypt and Zaire #258647

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 07, 1978
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(Studio) Report on belief that Cuban troops in Angola have launched major offensive against pro-W. guerrillas fighting Angola's Marxist government New evidence of longtime Cuban activity in south Africa noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Info. learned that South Africa has taken Cuban prisoners in process of raids against guerrillas operating in Rhodesia, Mozambique and Angola detailed. Prisoners noted as being held in Pretoria; South African sources' reports on conditions of prisoners and expressed desire of some to stay rather than return to Cuba given. Prisoners' alleged reports that Cubans have helped train African guerrillas, include rebels going to Zaire, noted. Admin. officials' statements in Washington, DC that they haven't been told by South Africa of such prisoners reported.
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

(Studio) Reports that Egypt will send military equipment and advisers to Zaire outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Wallace, Mike

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