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Rhodesia / Mozambique #245503

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 20, 1976
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(Studio) Section of railroad linking Rhodesia with South Africa repaired. Black ntlists. blew it up and killed 3 South African tourists. Guerrillas believed to be from Mozambique, which closed its borders with Rhodesia 6 weeks ago.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mozambique) Cntry. became independent last June. Portuguese left it bankrupt, illiterate and mistrustful of white Westerner. Black ntlists., "Frelimo" are now the government Communist cntrys. were friends of Frelimo; Mozambique says it will become Marxist country Econ. suffers. Communal village shown; children sing revolutionary songs. There is school, housing and medical attention Washington, DC recognizes new government
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert

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