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Portugal #480544

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 26, 1975
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Bypassed introduction John Chancellor (New York City)

(Studio) Portugal crushes leftist military revolt. Communist party says insurrection a mistake.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Lisbon, Portugal) Fighting shown. Loyalist troops sent to president palace to confront nearby MP unit that supported leftists. 4 soldiers killed. MP's gave up weapons and confined to barracks. Govt. leaders continue drive to restore power. Air Force jets sent across city. Commandos retake Air Force base taken by leftists. Govt. brings in more tanks. City under curfew and martial law.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) Moderate foreign minister, Ernesto Melo Antunes, says civil war still possible.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:02:20

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