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Tito Services #65820

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 05, 1980
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(Studio) Vice President Walter Mondale reported leading Us delegation to Belgrade funeral of Yugoslavia President Josip Broz Tito; President Carter's praise of Tito recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Tito's death yesterday noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia) After lying in state in Ljubljana, Tito noted carried on special train to Belgrade; details given, films shown. Symbolic significance of train journey and tribute in Zagreb noted; presence of Tito's wife Jovanka, who hasn't been seen in public for 3 years, cited. Details given.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(Studio) International praise for Tito's leadership, especially his victory over the Nazis, defiance of Joseph Stalin and leadership of nonaligned movement, noted; USSR said pledging lack of intervention. Dignitaries at Tito's funeral Thurs reported include China (PR) chairperson Hua Guofeng.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Salinger, Pierre

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