Riprendete Ogni Speranza

June 1976
National Review;6/25/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p664
This article describes the political condition in Portugal a few days before the scheduled presidential election on June 20, 1976. The Communists were back in the April 1976 legislative election. The moderate Popular Democrats improved their showing. The government is expected to function only after the election. General Ramalho Eanes is expected to win. The qualities of Eanes are described. The three-party candidate for the presidential election will be an anti-Communist. The candidates who are expected to be getting the Communists' support are named.


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