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Turkey / United States Bases / Congress #38431

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 26, 1975
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(Studio) Turkish troops moved on United States bases in reprisal for continued ban on arms sales to Turkey. American flags hauled down; American personnel stayed.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(W. Turkey) 1 of largest of 27 bases, Karamursel, shown. 7000 servicemen in country [SOLDIER - says likes it very much over here.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Studio) Senator Mike Mansfield pleads for House to reverse decision.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) [MANSFIELD - asks where Turks will get arms. Likely Arab ntns. will pay for them. Cyprus settlement to be postponed. Turkey could become more involved in Mideast.]
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) House rptdly. voted for ban because Turks used American arms in invasion of Cyprus, which was invasion against another American ally, Greece, but Pro-Greek lobby also involved.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Reporter(s):
Kaplow, Herbert;
Koppel, Ted
Duration:
00:02:30

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