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Cuba / USSR Troops #62050

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 06, 1979
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(Studio) Confusion over when and why USSR troops arrived in Cuba reported continuing.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Senate Foreign Relations Committee noted reopening Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II hearing, now threatened by presence of USSR troops in Cuba; testimony by Daniel Graham, defense intelligence chief in 1975, detailed. [Senator Richard STONE - asks for clarification of Secretary of State's remark that Soviet unit was in Cuba in 1975 or earlier.] [GRAHAM - responds.] Graham's belief that matter should not be handled simply through State Department noted. [GRAHAM - says something should be done about checking tip of iceberg.] Resolutions calling for delay in Senate debate on Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II reported introd. today.
REPORTER: Joe Templeton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Havana,Cuba) Observable evidence of USSR 's presence in Cuba examined; films shown. 1962 missile crisis recalled. Fidel Castro's response to present controversy over USSR troops noted coming during conference of nonaligned ntns.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

Reporter(s):
Kalb, Bernard;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Templeton, Joe
Duration:
00:05:20

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