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Chile / Military Junta #230340

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 13, 1973
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(Studio) Mil. junta allows curfew lift for few hrs. in Santiago, Chile. Sporadic sniper fire conts. Civil war rumors mount. Arrests and casualties yet unknown. President Salvador Allende's widow given asylum in Mexican embassy; family to fly to Mexico City tomorrow. Head of army, General Augusto Pinochet, sworn in as new president
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Santiago, Chile) Mil. government outlines new government policies. Workers requested to cooperate with government; military junta to fail without worker support.
REPORTER: Frank Manitzas

(Studio) State Department admits recing. reports of possible coup in Chile before coup occurred; insists President had no advance knowledge.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Manitzas, Frank

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