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Portugal / Conflict #38859

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1975
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(Studio) Report on Portugal.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Ponte do Lima, Portugal) Communist party headquarters attacked and burned. Communist firing at demonstrators, hurts soldier who fires back and kills 1 Communist and hurts others. Demonstrators celebrate; they hold back firemen.
REPORTER: Pat Chapman

(Studio) Communists try to stage general strike for 30 minute Strike mostly ignored outside Lisbon.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Lisbon, Portugal) Communists fail to shut down country and only raise level of irritation. Communists denounce attackers as Fascists, but they're moderates. Premier Vasco Goncalves urges Communists to stay strong.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

(Studio) "Pravda" calls for solidarity display from Portuguese Communists Troubles blamed on reactionary forces backed by NATO.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Chapman, Pat;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.;
Wordham, Bill

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