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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 08, 1976
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(Studio) In north Mexico state of Sinaloa, peasants demonstrate for land reform, especially breaking up of large estates. Police and troops threaten to force peasants out of government bldgs. in Mexico City and private Sinaloa farms. This is only 1 of problems facing new Mexican president
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mexico City, Mexico) Report on problems facing President Jose Lopez Portillo on taking office. Reporter notes difficulty in selling wares in Mexico City encountered this year by Guadalajara craftsman Antonio Femandas. Traffic in Mexico City said to be worse than in Rome or Paris due to congestion of people in city. Reporter notes possibilities of Mexico's oil reserves, which experts say could be as much or more than Alaska mts. or Persian Gulf.
REPORTER: George Natanson

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Natanson, George
Duration:
00:03:40

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