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Portugal / Kissinger / Conflict / Angola #484320

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 14, 1975
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says there's evidence of USSR supporting Communist effort in Portugal.

(Birmingham, Alabama) Kissinger speaks to convention of commodity producers. [KISSINGER - says USSR shouldn't assume it has option to influence events in Portugal, contrary to will of people. We sympathize with moderate groups there; against minority Communist party] There are still critical US-USSR differences.
REPORTER: Arthur Lord

(Studio) Communist and anti-Communist forces hold rally. Rptd. moderates getting together with most radical member junta in opposition to Communists

(N. Portugal) Area anti-Communist People live off land; are conservative. Catholic Church is active force. 50,000 Catholics gathered in Braga Sunday to listen to archbishop of Portugal. Part of crowd attacked Communist headquarters
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) Portugal takes over administration of Angola. Fighting destroyed transitional government

Hart, John;
Lord, Arthur;
Utley, Garrick

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