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Segment 3 (Law and Order In Argentina) #499926

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 1978
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(Studio) Mil. takeover in Argentina after years of left-wing terrorism and replacement of that terrorism with military regimentation reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Celebrations in Argentina after recent win of World Cup Soccer title described. Pol., labor and social unrest and terrorism in country prior to army takeover outlined; 1973 riot films shown. Human rights groups' chgs. that army unleashed own reign of terror after coup noted. Argentine newspapers' silence on matter with. exception of "Buenos Aires Herald", edited by Englishman Robert Cox, reported [COX - says it's not much kind of life to go from one kind of terrorism to another.] Weekly gathering at Plaza de Mayo, near Govt. House, of female relatives of those carried off by military government and demands for information on missing persons cited. [Unidentified WOMAN - describes feelings about situation in own family.] Opposition of many Argentines to women's demands and protests described. [MAN - says group doesn't help cntry.] [2nd MAN - says they are.] Comments on situation by President Jorge Videla quoted; United States reaction to situation noted. Govt.'s hiring of Madison Avenue public relations firm to better cntry.'s image reported Argentine public view of military government stated.
REPORTER: George Lewis

Brinkley, David;
Lewis, George

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