• Short Summary

    A 54-year-old medical officer, Raul Bercovich Rodriguez, formally took over control of the troubled central Argentine city of Cordoba on Saturday (20 September).

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    A 54-year-old medical officer, Raul Bercovich Rodriguez, formally took over control of the troubled central Argentine city of Cordoba on Saturday (20 September).

    Senor Rodriguez the third Federal-appointed supervisor to take over the reins of government in Cordoba since the removal of the selected constitutional governor in 1973 was sworn into office by Argentina's Defence Minister Romas Vottero in the city's Government Palace.

    Hundreds of people bearing banners and placards supporting President Maria Estella Peron turned out to welcome the new supervisor, a longtime Peronist party activist.

    The greatest task in Cordoba facing Senor Rodriguez will be stemming the violence in the city and surrounding area
    On Tuesday (23 September) 26 executives of an Italian-based construction company in the city were taken hostage by angry workers demanding pay rises. They were later released ... as was Senor Julio Andres Cesar, and Argentine executive of Transax a Ford Motors subsidiary in Cordoba who was taken prisoner by a guerrilla group earlier in the month.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1AJK4VPFW3OMT7OAWASIWEMZS
    Media URN:
    VLVA1AJK4VPFW3OMT7OAWASIWEMZS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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