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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 10, 1976
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(Studio) Spanish military court convicts 9 dissident army officers for armed rebellion attempt. Get 8 years in prison. Officers were members of illegal Military Democratic Union, reportedly trying to foment Portuguese-style revolution.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Madrid, Spain) Growing numbers demand democracy in Spain. Strikes and demonstrations continue. In Basque country there is large turnout for funeral of 18 year old killed by police during protest march. 7th so killed. New Spanish regime baffled by troubles; must also deal with supporters of Franco. Right wing-left wing clash possible. Effects on US, in need of stable Mediterranean ally, noted.
REPORTER: Bill Mclaughlin

Cronkite, Walter;
Mclaughlin, Bill

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