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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Cubans' presentation of alleged evidence of CIA conspiracy with Mafia in placing blame for John F. Kennedy's assassination on Cuba, at Havana youth festival. Cubans' claim that CIA set up Lee Harvey Oswald detailed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Havana, Cuba) Details given of testimony by former Cuban consul in Mexico, Eusebio Azcue Lopez, with regard to alleged application for Cuban visa by man claiming to be Oswald, prior to Kennedy murder in Dallas, but who wasn't man known to world as Oswald. Claims with regard to CIA links to this action outlined. Film and photos shown. Warren Commission mentioned.

(DC) CIA spokesperson Herbert Hetu's statements in response to Cuban chgs. outlined. Photos shown; mentioned are Warren Commission and former CIA director William Colby. Possible reasons for these chgs. against CIA, USSR and Cuban reaction to Carter administration human rights position, stated.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger;
Rabel, Ed

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