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Portugal / Angola #242013

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 02, 1975
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(Studio) President Francisco da Costa Gomes delays swearing in of Vasco Goncalves as chief armed forces until Friday Chief of army says Goncalves would create disunity in military Report on Angolan refugees.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Lisbon, Portugal) Portugal refuses to make Angolan currency good. Refugees can't exchange money. Some form committee and occupy bank. They stopped buses and ordered passengers out so they could go to seaside town where many refugees live. Plan was to bring them back to bank, but military police won't let buses return to Lisbon. Refugees block traffic. Troops and police hesitate to react. Mil. police rescue some motorists. 100's mil. police ordered to Angola refuse to go. Civilians join them in protest in front of President palace. Sign of near anarchy.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) State Department says United States project to help get refugees out of Angola to cost $5 million.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Quint, Bert
Duration:
00:03:10

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