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Portugal / Common Market #241021

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1975
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(Studio) Ruling military council scraps coalition government Mil. urges for calm as Communist party accuses Socialists and other moderates of plotting counter-revolution.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lisbon, Portugal) Uniformed soldiers march with citizens demanding political change. Coalition formally dissolved. Demanded dissolution of assembly formed in April to draw up new Const. Only 12% seats won by Communists Protesters in front of assembly building Troops and citizens call for withdrawal from NATO.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) Portugal asks Common Mkt. for economic aid. 9 members say country must set up democracy before aid given. They oppose any Arab effort to oust Israel from UN.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert

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