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Italy / Communist Power #244913

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 18, 1976
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(Studio) Premier Aldo Moro orders new austerity measures to save economy Mtg. re: econ. attended by Italian Communist party leader Moderate-conservatives concerned Moro will accommodate Communists United States embassy in Rome expresses its opposition to Communist role in government
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Montese, North Italy)Citizens here, mount people and farmers, elect leftist group dominated by Communists Communists receive 1/3 of Italy's vote in 1975, only 3% behind Christian Democrats Christian Democrats still refuse to let Communists join coalition government February protest march shown. National election set for 1977. Women and youth vote could help Communists January film shown of Communist leader Enrico Berlinguer. Communist party shown that its ways aren't like USSR or People's Republic of China
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Modena, Italy) Communist controlled city described.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(N. Italy Town) Communists say no intention of letting Italy withdraw from NATO. President Ford and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger say Italy cannot be in NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) if Communists share power.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert

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