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Chile / Military Junta #27875

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 24, 1973
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(Studio) Mil. junta leaders warn military government resisters to be shot by firing squads. Supporters of late Allende government continue to rally.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Santiago, Chile) Mil. searches daily for Allende supporters, arms, and literature. Soldier questioned about burning Communist literature. [SOLDIER - hints military wants to wipe out all traces of Communism or Marxism in Chile.] United States citizen William Lawrence's apt. searched by military [LAWRENCE - says he expected search.] Lawrence's passport left at office; Lawrence detained along with others without proper identification. Soccer stadium holds political prisoners. Govt. allows press to take partial tour. Journalists not allowed to talk with detainees or see political prisoners held below stadium.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

Reporter(s):
Murphy, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:10

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