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Zaire Conflict / Cuban Involvement Issue #258688

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 09, 1978
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(Studio) Skepticism from some about administration reports that Cubans were involved in recent rebel invasion of Zaire's Shaba prov. noted. CIA director Stansfield Turner's closed-door testimony to Senator George McGovern reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [McGOVERN - says there is circumstantial evidence, but not enough for conviction.] [Senator Jacob JAVITS - is convinced of substance of President Carter's chgs.] [TURNER - says it's not matter of having enough evidence to convict in court; notes amount of evidence administration has.] Details of reports with regard to alleged evidence given, include reported telephone call in May from Fidel Castro to head of United States mission in Havana. State Department's failure to release part of conversation between Castro and mission head noted.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

Cronkite, Walter;
Strawser, Neil

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