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Cuba / Revolution Anniversary #260085

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 02, 1979
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(Studio) Cuba's commemoration of revolution 20 years ago reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Havana, Cuba) Report on ceremonies conducted by Fidel and Raoul Castro in celebration of revolution's 20th anniversary. Chinese delegation's walkout over Raoul Castro's comments on Sino-American relations and United States diplomatic rep. Lyle Lane's refusal to join applause for Castro's comments noted. President Carter's demand for removal of Cuban troops from Africa prior to normalization of relations between 2 ntns. mentioned. Cubans' inability to show MiG-23's recently obtained from USSR and subject of controversy with US, with regard to possible nuclear weaponry, due to rainstorm reported.

(Studio) Contrast made of United States and Cuba defense budgets.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

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