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Angola / Mercenaries' Trial #246390

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 11, 1976
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(Studio) 13 foreign mercenaries (2 are Americans) go on trial in Angola.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Luanda, Angola) 25,000 march through Luanda Wednesday; many call for mercenaries' executions. 13, 9 British, 2 American, 1 Irish and 1 Argentinean, are being tried for their lives. Prosecution demands death penalty. Cuban representatives keep discreet distance from protest. [Angolan Marian PINHEIRO - says must kill mercenaries for killing Angolans.] Govt. agencies encouraged mass demonstration. Public might not be favorable to anything less than death penalty.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Laurence, John;
Rather, Dan

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