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Cuba / USSR MiG's #51696

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 17, 1978
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(Studio) United States spy planes said flying over Cuba to learn more about USSR MiG-23's there.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Situation detailed. File film of MiG-23 shown. Nuclear capabilities explained. Defense Department film of Blackbird plane shown. Details of 1962 agreement with regard to Cuba between John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev explained. Anatoly Dobrynin quoted that MiG's not adapted for nuclear capacities.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Brezhnev's interest in detente cited as possible reason for USSR not wanting to jeopardize Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) agreement. Brezhnev actions interpreted. His and Carter's behavior explained.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:02:30

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