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Mexico / Land Seizures #40980

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 25, 1976
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(Studio) Outgoing Mexican President Luis Echeverria plans to break up large tracts of land belonging to rich landowners and give it to peasants.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Mexico) Most squatters to get 12 acres each [Former landowner Xavier CASTELLO - says land won't be productive if it's carved into 10-acre plots.] Landowners fighting back. Trouble in offing.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

(Studio) Murphy reports 2000 peasants outside office of provincial governor in Culiacan in N.W. Mexico; plan to seize land Saturday morning if expropriation edict not enforced by then.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Murphy, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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