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(Studio) New moderate government in Sweden not expected to be named till early next month, but trade unions associated with defeated Socialists say labor unrest could result if present policies changed much. Potential change is big question for country now.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Stockholm, Sweden) Reactions of voters pro and con with regard to defeat of Socialists noted. Financial director of major Swedish lumber company, O.K Elastam, says it's vote against Socialism. [ELASTAM - says in 2 years changes will occur and country will be better; hopes capitalism making comeback.] Axel Veeck blames high taxes and trade union power for Social Democrats' defeat. [VEECK - says he doesn't think there'll be much change.] [Student Stefan SOLIAN - says economy of country will improve so that there'll still be good social network.] Wife of laborer, Mrs. Kursty Fromm,voted Communist and says election result bad. Changes not expected to be major but enough voters felt it time for change.
REPORTER: John Laurence
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Laurence, John
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