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Tito Funeral #270930

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 07, 1980
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(Studio) No. of kings, prime mins. and other heads of state assembling for Yugoslavia President Josip Tito's funeral in Belgrade Thursday noted; President Carter's decision not to go said already being criticized.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Presence in Belgrade of Leonid Brezhnev, China (PR) chairperson Hua Guofeng noted underscoring Carter's absence; films shown. United States delegation, headed by Vice President Walter Mondale and Lillian Carter, said considered a slight by Yugoslavians; details given. Admin. defense of Carter's refusal to attend outlined; uniden. United States official quoted. Possibility of Carter visiting Belgrade after economy conference in Italy next month considered.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Pierpoint, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob

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