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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 05, 1975
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(Studio) Greek actress, Melina Mercouri, exiled for 7 years When military regime overthrown, she went home.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(Piraeus, Greece) Film "Never On Sunday" made here. Mercouri's voice heard singing title song. Shown giving political speech in Greece.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Athens, Greece) Her old neighborhood shown. [MERCOURI - says has no culture or language when in exile. Explains feelings.] She ran for parliament and lost. She campaigned against return of King Constantine. Sawn arguing on street [MERCOURI - describes family who worked in olive grove and the man's point in the resistance. Says has all rights to care about her cntry.] Mercouri interested in pols. and women s movement.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Piraeus, Greece) Women shown with Mercouri. [MERCOURI - says women either servants or take care of a lot of children. Greek men betray, steal, oppress women in gentle way.] People shown after vote against monarchy's return. [MERCOURI - talks of slogan that says the people don't forget, will organization and win. Calls self optimist. Will make other theaters, plays and new loves.] Democrat and Mercouri back in Greece.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Snyder, Tom;
Utley, Garrick

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