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Portugal / Goncalves / Azores / Angola #241116

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 22, 1975
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(Studio) Moderates on offensive in Portugal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Alcobaca, Portugal) Communist party headquarters under siege by non-Communist major Troops rescue 2 party members inside. Tear gas and machine gun bullets in air scatter crowd. Attack begins later against troops who were heroes for ending fascist dictatorship. Troops give way; gunfire breaks out. Some of attackers hurt; 2 defenders badly beaten.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) Premier Vasco Goncalves hopes to form new nonpartisan government to win popular support. 3 independent cabinet mins. refuse to participate. Azores Island consider declaration of freedom. Rival ntlist. groups in Angola agree to cease-fire. Cntry. independent in November
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert
Duration:
00:02:50

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