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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 26, 1978
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(Studio) USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko's sudden illness during speech at UN and recovery to return and finish speech later reported His remarks on Camp David summit noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York City), Gromyko's remarks about summit and Mideast peace efforts, as well as call for efforts to be through Geneva conf., detailed. Description of Gromyko's apparent illness, because of which he had to be helped from podium, given; his later return mentioned. [GROMYKO - (thru translator) blames illness on heat from lights.] Later questions to foreign minister re: health stated. [GROMYKO - feels fine.] Scheduled meeting for Wednesday between Gromyko and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance reported still planned; disarmament to be discussed.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.

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