February 1975
National Review;2/28/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p196
The article offers news briefs related to political developments in the United States. The Portuguese military government has ruled that no public opinion polls are to be published in the course of the campaign for the elections. The Belgian radio reports that President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire has decided to close down all churches in the very Catholic former Belgian Congo.


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