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Portugal / Conflict #241595

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 25, 1975
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(Studio) President Francisco da Costa Gomes refuses to oust Premier Vasco Goncalves.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Leiria, Portugal) Bishop leads Catholics on anti-Communist march. Soldiers protect Communist headquarters Militant-use of sticks for clubs. Fireworks and tear gas hurled at crowd. Troops fired at crowd. Fighting occurs. Crowd roughs up man. Faction headquarters of Communist party ransacked and burned. Troops arrive. Some of crowd beaten.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(Evora, Portugal) Peasants yearn for agrarian reform. Communism strong here. Communist party leader Alvaro Cunhal speaks to crowd with regard to taking up arms. Much of army behind moderates; Navy backs pro-Communist Premier Air Force divided.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

McNamara, Bob;
Mudd, Roger;
Quint, Bert

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