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Gandhi / India / State of Emergency #240705

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 26, 1975
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(Studio) India under state of emergency; freedom of press suspended; most of Premier Indira Gandhi's political opponents in jail. Mrs. Gandhi, fighting to keep her job despite corruption scandal, orders drastic action.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hong Kong) Mrs. Gandhi's sudden crackdown on opposition marks sudden and complete change in tactics. Details of former tactics outlined; film of Gandhi rally shot earlier in week shown. Effects of Mrs. Gandhi's crackdown discussed. Gandhi action likely to touch off unrest in own pol. party and possibly military Names of important opposition leaders arrested given.
REPORTER: Peter Collins

Collins, Peter;
Cronkite, Walter

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