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Chile / Military Overthrow #27716

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 13, 1973
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(Studio) Mil. junta in Chile installs new president Allende's Congress dismissed; Chile breaks relations with Cuba.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Peronist youths protest Allende overthrow in Chile; United States believed to have contributed to coup. Chile remains cut off. Sniper fighting conts.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

(State Department) State Department admits recing. reports of impending coup in Chile but paid little attention to them. Despite knowledge, United States gave no forewarning to former President Allende.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(Studio) Mrs. Allende recs. asylum in Mexican embassy in Santiago, Chile. To fly to Mexico City with family tomorrow.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Matney, Bill;
Murphy, Charles;
Smith, Howard K.

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