× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Franco / Life #34928

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 20, 1975
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Report recalls Franco and his times.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Madrid, Spain) Franco took over nation in ruins and raised her to top 10 in ind. ntns. He outlasted all world leaders His attributes cited. Film shows Franco. In Spanish civil war, he led winning side, supported by Germany and Italy. USSR supported losers. Left-wing orgs. of Europe never forgave him for that. Spain neutral in World War II. United States naval and air bases constructed and maintained in Spain. Richard Nixon and Vice President Gerald Ford's visit to Spain shown. Ford visited as President also. 45% of all Spaniards not born when Franco began his rule.
REPORTER: Robert Trout

Reasoner, Harry;
Trout, Robert

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.