Search the Archive

Zaire / Angola #47742

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 18, 1977
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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

Reporter(s):
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:02:00

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.