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Rhodesia / Economy Sanctions #245007

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 23, 1976
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(Studio) Black ntlist. leader in Swedish television interview says his group might ask for Cuban military help to fight white minority government of Rhodesia. Premier Ian Smith conts. opposition to black rule. British offer rejected. Econ. blockade used against Rhodesia for 10 years
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Rhodesia) White minority government survives in Rhodesia despite UN-imposed blockade and Mozambique closing its borders with Rhodesia. Sanctions are made a farce when cntrys. violate them to trade with Rhodesia. Her tobacco and chrome are valuable. Rhodesia provides food for many cntrys. Zambia and Mozambique will be hurt by border closing. Zambia can ship its goods through Rhodesia but can't enter Mozambique to the sea. Rhodesia now ships to South Africa, sometimes through Botswana. Rte. that whites will take if forced to flee shown.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Quint, Bert
Duration:
00:03:20

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