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Spain / Protests / Government Support / Common Market / Basques #237067

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 1975
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(Studio) Snipers kill 3 police and wound 4th in Madrid; believed to be revenge for Saturday's execution of 5 terrorists. Report on pro-government rally.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Madrid, Spain) 39 years ago, Francisco Franco named chief of rebel movement. Crowds cheer outside royal palace. Europe refuses to forget Franco's ties with Hitler and Mussolini and that he's last dictator. Few ambs. at reception at palace. Franco, 83, speaks of refusing to bow down to Communists& terrorists. Prince Juan Carlos with him. Franco speaks of Spanish unity. Crowd denounces ntns. that have offended Spain; demonstrates before Portugal embassy. Crowd demands that hotel only fly Spanish flag.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Paris, France) Film shows demonstration against Spain for executions. Most European ambs. recalled from Spain. Ireland did not recall ambassador
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

(Lisbon, Portugal) Demonstration shown. Pope Paul twice deplored executions. Spain denied mbrship. in NATO, despite United States efforts, and Common Mkt. Spanish Civil War not forgotten. Franco only Fascist dictator to survive World War II.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

(Studio) Common Mkt. suspends trade talks with Spain. To boycott Spanish produce. Basques engage in guerrilla activities to press for freedom.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(France-Spain) Basques have had own culture and language for 1000's years Basque terrorists started recent fighting in Spain. French police search cars at border for terrorists or Spanish government commandos. French side of border used by Basques. Hdqtrs. for terrorist movement in Bayonne. March shown.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalischer, Peter;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Quint, Bert
Duration:
00:05:20

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