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Spain / Franco Dies / Politics #480478

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 20, 1975
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(Studio) General Francisco Franco, 82, lies in state at palace. Artillery salvos to be fired each 15 minutes until he's buried in Valley of the Fallen.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Madrid, Spain) Major of Spanish people born under his regime. Body in state for family and close friends. General public can pay respects Friday Life went on normally in Madrid. Nobody certain that political repression will end. Moderate and left-wing ptys. call for liberalization and amnesty for pol. prisoners. Socialist workers party calls Franco regime black chapter of Spanish history and appeals for reform by Juan Carlos. Falangist party members rededicate selves to Franco policies. Young blue shirts march all night to Valley of Fallen, where Falangist martyr buried.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) At 11:30 p.m. EST, NBC to present special on Franco. Vatican and Secretary State Henry Kissinger's reaction to death cited. The leaders that Franco outlived noted. Mos. to come will show political price the Spanish paid for years of dictatorship.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:04:10

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