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Portugal / Election #246636

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 27, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Portuguese election.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Lisbon, Portugal) Army chief of staff, General Antonio Ramalho Eanes, popular and favored to win president election. 3 of 4 major ptys. back him. He's competing for president with Premier Pinheiro de Azevedo. Azevedo still in race despite suffering severe heart attack Wednesday General Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho and Communist party candidate Octavio Pato are leftist candidates. Eanes treated as president-elect as he arrives at polls to vote. Leftists jeer Eanes. Socialists and Popular Democrats are moderate leftists; they and Conservative Democrats support Eanes. If elected, Eanes will name Socialist leader Mario Soares as premier Eanes expected to keep Portugal within NATO.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Quint, Bert;
Schieffer, Bob

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