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Greece / Papadopoulos Regime #26264

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 13, 1973
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(Studio) Britain grants diplomatic recognition newly proclaimed Greek Republic. George Papadopoulos set himself as President, ousting already exiled King Constantine. Life in Greece under new regime reported by George Watson.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Athens, Greece) Behind heavy tourist trade, dictorial, authoritarian Papadopoulos reigns. Only pro-Papadopoulos rallies allowed. Greece experienced prosperity boom but inflation hurting Greece now. Parliament abolished; growing discontent. United States heavily involved supplying military and arms aid. American wants to keep Greece on good side. Prisons now filled with dissenters Papadopoulos reign.
REPORTER: George Watson

Reporter(s):
Smith, Howard K.;
Watson, George
Duration:
00:03:30

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