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Mexico / New President #41179

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 01, 1976
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(Studio) Mexico inaugurates new President, Jose Lopez Portillo, just hrs. after outgoing President Luis Echeverria makes legal large transfer of land from farms and ranches to about 40,000 peasants.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Mexico City, Mexico) Report on inauguration of Lopez Portillo; US delegation, headed by Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, incls. Mrs. Rosalynn Carter. Details of Lopez Portillo's inaugural speech noted.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore (KMEX-TV tape)

(Studio) Correction with regard to number of peasants recing. land. [No. listed above now correct.]
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Walters, Barbara

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