× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Portugal #480544

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 26, 1975
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

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

Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.