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Portugal / Conflict #38960

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 25, 1975
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(Studio) President Francisco da Costa Gomes may replace Premier Vasco Goncalves with moderate.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Lisbon, Portugal) Feared Communists, with Goncalves' blessing, would take over country Most political ptys. devoted to socialist government Proposed General of Army, Carlos Fabiao, become Premier He's Socialist, moderate and enjoys military support.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

(Studio) Communists toughest and best organization of political ptys.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Evora, Porgugal) Communists will continue to fight for power. Leader of party, Alvaro Cunhal been talking tough. Socialists and other groups demonstrate. Communists rejected in free election and other ptys. feel this should be reflected in future govts. Violence as result of conflict shown.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

Cioffi, Lou;
Reasoner, Harry;
Wordham, Bill

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