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Cyprus Coup / Makarios #235363

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 18, 1974
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(Studio) Cypriot President Archbishop Makarios arrives in New York City in continuing effort to regain his leadership after Cyprus coup.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Makarios to address United Nations Security Council tomorrow. [MAKARIOS - urges UN to condemn Cyprus coup and request Greek military regime to withdraw.] Makarios meets with United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Studio) United Press International quotes NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesperson as saying Greece agrees to replace Greek army officers on Cyprus responsible for staging coup. Turkish radio broadcast says coup leaders in firm control of government; search for leftists and Makarios loyalists underway.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Nicosia, Cyprus) Greek officers stormed president palace Monday; palace badly damaged. Greek residents begin cleaning up Nicosia. [New President Nikos SAMPSON - says he's overthrown Makarios to secure human rights.] Sampson claims Makarios used torture against political enemies.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) First day of fighting in Nicosia shown on film.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Nicosia, Cyprus) Film of coup shown. Pol. prisoners released after Sampson takes control of island.
REPORTER: Bob Simon (narrates)

(Studio) Turkey's troops poised for invasion of Cyprus. Turkey's Parliament recesses emergency session. Diplomatic efforts continue to prevent war between Greece and Turkey.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) United States Undersecretary State Joseph Sisco meets with British and Turkish leaders to discuss Cyprus. [Turkish Prime Min. Bulent ECEVIT - hopes to find peaceful solution if possible.]
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

Collingwood, Charles;
Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Simon, Bob

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