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Sweden / Socialists Out / Palme Resigns #45362

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 1976
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(Studio) Govt. in Sweden changes hands in wkend. election; Socialists lose to moderate coalition.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) Swedish Socialist government ends after 44 years, as Prime Min. Olof Palme resigns; 1 of main issues in election was nuclear power plants. [PALME - attributes loss to ad campaign with regard to nuclear power issue. Says Socialists will come back soon.] Likely new leader is former leader of centrist party, Thorbjorn Falldin; background noted. Fight of Centerists against nuclear power noted. Scenes shown of formation of 1st Socialist government in 1932; conservatives in Europe cheering change.
REPORTER: Bill Milldyke

Milldyke, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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