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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 03, 1969
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(Studio) Most of Latin American trip violent. Report on Argentina after Rockefeller left.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) General strike fails. Death of labor leader Augusto Vandor tips balance in favor of President Juan Carlas Ongania's regime. Vandor opposed unions that called strike. Security prevents violence at funeral. From Madrid exile, former dictator Juan Peron pays respects. Women carry photos of Eva D. Peron. Vandor and others consider selves Peronists without Peron. Govt. declares state of siege and arrests 300 mil. opposition leaders and keeps them behind bars without trials.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst

Brinkley, David;
Streithorst, Tom

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