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NATO / Portugal / Cyprus #37366

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 27, 1975
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(Studio) Portugal and Cyprus to be 2 main issues before NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit meeting in Brussels, Belgium; President Ford to take part in summit tomorrow.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Lisbon, Portugal) If Portugal goes Communist, effect on West alliance would be shattering. Psychological impact on NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) very severe; military impact quite small; details given. If Communists got toehold in Portugal, they would press advantage in Spain, Italy and elsewhere in Europe.
REPORTER: George Watson

(Cyprus) Cyprus' difficulties threaten to destroy NATO's S.E. flank. US and thereby NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) offend Greeks and Turks alike; details given.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

Smith, Howard K.;
Watson, George;
Zimmerman, Bill

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