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Rhodesia Situation #250660

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 28, 1977
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(Studio) Rhodesia government to draft 12,000 men for security forces. Women may also be drafted. Guerrilla warfare intensifies. Most guerrilla bases in Mozambique.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Rhodesia/Mozambique Border) Border between Mozambique and Rhodesia shown, in area of Umtali; called military front line. Film of Salisbury shown. 1900 left Rhodesia last month due to uncertain conditions. Ian Smith government's actions cited. [Rhodesian army commander G.P. WALLS - speaks of common effort by blacks and whites for Rhodesia's future. Believes with proper assessment, free world would stand with Rhodesia.] Umtali described. [Umtali mayor Jack BURKE - compares Umtali today and 10 years ago.] [Rhodesian army Major John PIERSON - explains military situation.] Tourism noted in report
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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