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Cuba / USSR Troops #61952

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 28, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter reported addressing nation Monday night with regard to USSR troops in Cuba and United States action.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) Carter said deciding on course of action due to USSR 's refusal to move on situation. [Adviser Clark CLIFFORD - says they're only preparing for wkend. mtgs. with President] Clifford's advisory group, now include Henry Kissinger and Dean Rusk, said scheduled to meet tomorrow; policy likely to be discussed outlined. Map shown, major pts. listed on screen. Carter said not intending to display photographic evidence on TV; rationale for President's policy outlined. Move of Carter's speech from Sunday to Monday due to Yom Kippur discussed.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Havana, Cuba) Cuban officials said withholding comment on Carter's plan; predicted reactions noted, though.
REPORTER: David Garcia

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Donaldson, Sam;
Garcia, David;
Robinson, Max

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