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Portugal / Military Junta #234042

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 25, 1974
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(Studio) Portugal's dictatorship overthrown by military coup. Details of coup reviewed. Portugal's Prime Minister Caetano surrenders. President Thomaz and Caetano rptdly. exiled to Atlantic island Madeira. Mil. junta to rule till elections held.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Rome, Italy) Portugal torn by wars over past 13 years General Antonio de Spinola allegedly heads new government [Information minister Dr. Pedro PINTO - explains Portugal's reason for continuing wars.] Econ. hardship faces Portugal; Portuguese lowest paid in Europe; many young men seek work abroad. War protest songs banned in Portugal; no antiwar demonstrations allowed. Young Portuguese sings antiwar song for CBS.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert

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