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Angola / Mercenary Trial #43952

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 19, 1976
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[Broadcast joined in progress.] Steve Bell (New York City)

(Studio) Trial of 13 mercenary soldiers ends in Angola; 2 are Americans Head of mercenaries, Colonel Callan, offers to sacrifice his own life for those of others charged.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(Luanda, Angola) Film shown was made earlier in week According to Angolan law, mercenaries guilty before trial started. All soldiers plead for clemency. 5 judges must decide on punishment.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(Studio) Angolan court to announce punishment sometime this week
REPORTER: Steve Bell

Bell, Steve;
Cioffi, Lou

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