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Italy / Election #488779

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 21, 1976
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(Studio) Communist party made substantial gains in Italian election. Christian Democrats received most votes but Communists made most gains.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Rome, Italy) More than 1/3 of Italian voters voted for Communists Big losers in election were the smaller political ptys. Communist party leader Enrico Berlinguer cites his satisfaction with results. Both Communist and Christian Democrat ptys. claim victory. Communists gained political strength. Democrats remain Italy's largest party Neither political party has mandate.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) Christian Democrats win 38% of vote total so far; 37% for Communists; 9.4% for Socialists, and 4.6% for Neofacists. Italians will have trouble orging. government without Communists
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Utley, Garrick

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