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Africa Race Problems / Kissinger Shuttle / Kaunda / Smith / Vorster #248004

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 17, 1976
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger goes to South Africa on 3rd leg of shuttle mission; arrival in Pretoria greeted by continued riots in Soweto and Capetown; these noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pretoria, South Africa) Kissinger meets with South Africa Prime Min. John Vorster; Vorster's importance and influence with regard to settlement noted. Kissinger met with Zambia President Ken. Kaunda on Thursday [KAUNDA - says they want to be positive about mission, but arms struggle will be intensified, so if mission fails, fight will continue] Rhodesia Prime Min. Ian Smith gives views in news conference in Umtali, Rhodesia. [SMITH - says he's in dark with regard to Kissinger talks; hopes to meet Kissinger to find out.] Next 2 days should indicate which way shuttle is moving.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard

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