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Castro / United Nations Address #260460

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 1979
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(Studio) Reports introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Fidel Castro's speech to United Nations General Assembly examined; films shown. [CASTRO - (through interpreter) compares Israeli treatment of Palestinians with Hitler's treatment of Jews; comments on underdeveloped countries; rich versus poor approach to global politics.] Audience response noted. Castro's alleged aim of appearance considered; United Nations reported voting on Cuba's application for seat on Sec. Council 2 weeks from today.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(NYC) Anti- and pro-Castro demonstrations featured; films shown Juanita Castro's denouncement of brother noted. [Juanita CASTRO - comments on Fidel.] [WOMAN - says if Carter wants to espouse human rights policy, go to Cuba rather than USSR .]
REPORTER: Mitchell Krauss

Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Krauss, Mitchell

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