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Chile / Presidential Elections #559529

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Santiago, Chile: Ed Rabel) Upcoming elecs. in Chile featured; details given, General Augusto Pinochet discussed. [Busman. Jaime COLOMER - praises Pinochet.] [Dr. Silviana BARROSO - says people lose their jobs and are tortured if they disagree with Pinochet.] No. of Chileans who have disappeared since Pinochet came to power given. [Chilean author Ariel DORFMAN - comments on situation.] Pinochet's efforts to improve his image noted. [US ambassador Harry BARNES - comments.] [COLOMER - says he'll vote for Pinochet.] [BARROSO and DORFMAN - comment on election] Pinochet quoted re: retaliation if he does not win election

Brokaw, Tom;
Rabel, Ed

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