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A SHIFT TO THE LEFT IN PORTUGAL AND CABINET SHUFFLE

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CIA-RDP80B01495R000600140005-9
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RIPPUB
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C
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3
Document Creation Date: 
December 21, 2016
Document Release Date: 
April 13, 2009
Sequence Number: 
5
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Publication Date: 
March 22, 1975
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MF
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Approved For Release 2009/04/13: CIA-RDP80B01495R000600140005-9 ,e`
C O N F I D E N T I A L
DI
MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRESIDENT
SUBJECT: A Shift to the Left in Portugal
and Cabinet Shuffle
The sharp turn to the left in Portugal since the
abortive coup on March 11 was institutionalized by the
immediate formation of the Revolutionary Council. In
its first moves the council - composed of 24 officers of
the Armed Forces Movement - in rapid-fire succession