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Campaign `80 / Carter and Kennedy / USSR Troops in Cuba #56625

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 16, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's reception at Chicago fundraiser noted, shown. Mayor Jane Byrne's statements with regard to Carter and Kennedy cited.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Dalton, Illinois) Carter's Chicago visit featured; films shown. [CARTER and BYRNE - comment.] Joint campaign efforts noted. [CARTER - comments on Cuba-US rel.] Apparent success of Carter's campaign endeavors here mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Govt.'s insistence that USSR troops in Cuba aren't threat to US considered in light of countermeasures ordered by President Carter; details given. "Christian Science Monitor's" quote of United States defense analysts re: strategy given; international military situation of US, Cuba, and USSR examined. Maps shown, individual countries named in hypothetical situations. Natural resources, most of which found only in USSR and South Africa and considered vital to US, listed on screen. Resource denial by USSR with Cuban help said primary concern of administration
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Donaldson, Sam;
Koppel, Ted;
Robinson, Max

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