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Portugal / Left vs. Moderates #480530

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 25, 1975
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(Studio) President Francisco da Costa Gomes declares curfew and state of emergency, after leftist rebels seize 4 Air Force bases near Lisbon. 2 of bases reported retaken. Left-wing security chief arrested by loyalist troops.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Lisbon, Portugal) Leftist paratroopers seize 4 Air Force bases. They said they were trying to get rid of reactionary Air Force chief and 1 of his officers Rptd. mil. weapons at armory handed out to Communist-led civilians. Leftist light infantry regular stands by; possibly fearing attack by moderate govts.
REPORTER: George Montgomery

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Montgomery, George
Duration:
00:01:50

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