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Rhodesia #248173

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 27, 1976
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(Studio) Britain and United States try to make best of negative response from black African ntns. with regard to Rhodesia and Kissinger plan. Black leaders quoted. State Department says overall package has been accepted. Britain sends official to meet black leaders
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Ian Smith charges West powers with responsibility to resolve conflict. [SMITH - says Communists may be calling tune. United States and Britain need to act.] Reverend Max Chigwida, black ntlist. spokesperson, agrees with black leaders statement. [CHIGWIDA - says Kissinger plan won't do if it is extension of colonialism; blacks must have total liberation.] Confusion exists. [WOMAN - hopes United States and Kissinger can make black leaders change mind. Believes major rule inevitable.] Whites believe black major rule in 2 years is the ultimate they can do.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Wright, Robin
Duration:
00:02:30

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