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Spain / Elections #75120

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1982
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(Studio) Significance of current elecs. in Spain explained; Felipe Gonzalez, Socialist cand., thought likely to win. Mil.'s opposition to Socialist government noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Madrid, Spain) Gonzalez's campaign examined; films shown. Attempted military coup by right-wingers in February 1981 recalled; films shown. Mil. takeover plot scheduled for election eve reported uncovered. [Publisher Ricardo UTRILLA - considers situation dangerous.] Current political atmosphere said similar to that which ushered in Franco and civil war.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

(Studio) Importance of elecs. to United States and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) discussed; Spaniards' concern with US foreign policy in Central and South America, such as during Falkland Island war, noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Dobbs, Greg;
Jennings, Peter

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