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Tito Death #270870

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 04, 1980
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(Studio) Death of President Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia announced. Tito said last of World War II Allied leaders Yugoslav television announcement of his death shown without audio.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Relationship of Yugoslavia to USSR and west ntns. in wake of Tito's death anticipated. Expectation that after an undefined period Yugoslavia will suffer internal political problems which will be exploited by Soviet Union. Carter administration statements with regard to Yugoslavian independence and US opposition to any terrorist acts against Yugoslavia cited.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) 2 year old interview of Tito by Walter Cronkite introduced [TITO (thru interpreter) - expresses confidence Yugoslavia will remain independent after his death.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Kalb, Marvin

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