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Africa Race Problems / Kissinger / Kaunda / Rhodesia / Smith #248049

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 1976
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(Studio) Secretary of State Kissinger returns to Zambia to confer with President Ken. Kaunda with regard to Africa race problems. After meeting, Kaunda says he wants to talk to other black leaders; Kaunda's support needed for success of black maj. rule plans for Namibia and Rhodesia.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lusaka, Zambia) Kissinger strikes upbeat note for continuing talks. [KISSINGER says considerable progress made toward objectives.] Rhodesia white government will probably make statement later in week that could set stage for negotiations with regard to major rule there; Kissinger believes pressure and money could force them not to back out as they have before.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Prime Min. Ian Smith returns to Rhodesia; says he's confident settlement can be reached; that Pretoria conference with Kissinger and South Africa Prime Min. John Vorster led to concrete results. Smith's mtgs. with government leaders during coming week noted; Kissinger expected to receive message with regard to proposed plan by Friday night. Smith says it's up to Kissinger to go through formalities of determining if constitutional settlement could be reached if Rhodesia government agrees to plan.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

(Studio) Report on bombing of South Africa consulate's home in San Francisco, California. Consul general and family escape injury; damage noted. Responsibility claimed by New World Liberation Front.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard;
Wright, Robin

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