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CIA / Chile #478812

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1974
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(Studio) William Colby, CIA director, reported to have said Nixon administration authorized money for destabilizing Allende government Other such actions wondered about. 1st anniversary of Chile coup noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Santiago, Chile) September 11, 1973, recalled. Film of revolt shown. Except in economy area, all Chile's new mins. are military officers. Mil. nature of regime described. Churches, human rights groups pressure for amnesty to pol. prisoners. Catholic cardinal, Raul Silva Enriques, outspoken critic of military violations of human rights. Rightists call him "Communist priest". Catholic bishops support cardinal. Present government charges Marxist plot. Chile situation described President regime said based on power, not popularity.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst

Chancellor, John;
Streithorst, Tom

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