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South Korea / Elections #216415

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 27, 1971
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(Studio) South Korea holds national elections; President Clung Hee Park leading.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Seoul, South Korea) Major issue in campaign involves South Korea CIA, also serving as: FBI, Secret Service; Narcotics Control Department; Treasury Department; President Park's personal secret police. Congman. Kim Dae Jung, opposing Park in elections, vows: to eliminate CIA if elected; end military reserves; shorten length of military service. College students rioting caused collapse of government 11 years ago; may riot again, if feel election not honest. South Korea economy booming; may overshadow other issues.
REPORTER: Don Webster

Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don

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