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Chile / Military Coup #472619

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 17, 1973
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(Studio) Govt. sources in Chile report small number of casualties. 2 newspapers reveal Allende government plan to assassinate high military leaders Deposed President Salvador Allende committed suicide during military coup in Chile. Allende's widow confirms suicide report with regard to husband's death. Mrs. Allende and family in Mexico to begin new life in exile.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Mexico City, Mexico) Mexican President Luis Echeverria greets Mrs. Allende. Mrs. Allende holds press conference expressing heartfelt feelings for Allende followers remaining in Chile. Ducks question with regard to possible United States involvement in Chile's military coup.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) Former Chilean ambassador to Mexico claims facts exist linking CIA to military coup in Chile.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George

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