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Chile / Pinochet #317250

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 24, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's overthrow of Salvador Allende recalled.

(Santiago, Chile: Juan Vasquez) Pinochet's campaign for upcoming president elec. featured; details given, scenes shown. Est. number political imprisonments and murders under him noted. [Former Chilean ambassador Radomiro TOMIC - notes Pinochet's determination to be elected.] Pinochet's control of election described. [United Left Opposition spokesperson German CORREA - notes Pinochet's need to suppress opposition.] Recent police murders of opposition members and violence against demonstrators reported, shown. [TOMIC - questions how opposition can be expressed when media is controlled by government] Bus. and middle class support for Pinochet noted.

Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan

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