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Africa Race Problems / Kissinger / Rhodesia / Smith #248086

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 22, 1976
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger goes to Kenya in continuing Africa peace shuttle; has endorsements from black leaders for plan to end white rule in Rhodesia, but not yet from Rhodesia Prime Min. Ian Smith. Smith says government has reached consensus and hopes Kissinger will be happy with decision, but won't say what decision is.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Cabinet may not give total support to plan as is and may want some changes; government source says parliamentary caucus also may not accept plan as now outlined. Final decision rests with caucus which meets Thursday Rptdly., Smith working hard to get government support for plan by pointing out alternative.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

(Studio) Details of plan for Rhodesia noted. Smith talks about government changeover in interview.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Salisbury, Rhodesia) [SMITH - says people shouldn't rule because they're certain color, but because they're best rulers for country Says black leaders who say until black rule closer, no negotiations possible, are militant. Militants carrying war to jungles doesn't worry white government, but rest of free world carrying on war does. Says Britain and United States and others won't give Rhodesia fair chance. Says what concessions he'd make is something to be negotiated.]
REPORTER: Bill Moyers

Cronkite, Walter;
Moyers, Bill;
Wright, Robin

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