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Zaire / Angola #47742

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 18, 1977
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(Studio) Report on continued invasion of Zaire; State Department says Angola government gives support to invaders. Still isn't known if invaders are Angolan, Cuban or exiles from Zaire.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) Reporter cites details with regard to invasion to present. Katangans approach mining town of Kolwezi and are equipped with USSR rockets. Motives not clear; 1960's attempt of Shaba, then Katanga, province to secede from Zaire, then the Congo, noted. Zaire is about size of US, eastern of Mississippi River US reaction, so far, noted; possibilities of Cuba and USSR involvement and resulting situation cited.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Walters, Barbara

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