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Spain / President' Next Stop #482994

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 30, 1975
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(Brussels, Belgium) Mr. Ford to continue European tour by flying to Spain. Report on Spain follows.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Madrid, Spain) Spain afraid same thing could happen there as did in Portugal. Film of 1974 Portuguese revolution shown. Spain's dictator General Franco sick man; after his death, Spain could slip toward political turmoil now facing Portugal. Franco apptd. Juan Carlos to succeed him as head of state, but Carlos unable to development politically while Franco alive. President Ford must also contend with stiff Spanish demands for continued US use of military bases; bases' importance discussed.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick

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