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Rhodesia Talks / Malta Meeting / Smith #256300

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 01, 1978
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(Studio) End to Malta talks with regard to major rule in Rhodesia, without agreement, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Malta) Details given with regard to outcome of Malta talks; statements by British for. secretary David Owen and by guerrilla-backed Patriotic Front leaders Joshua Nkomo and Robert Mugabe cited. Details of Anglo-American transition plan listed and reactions of Patriotic Front to these provisions noted, include discussion of role of United Nations in settlement. [UN ambassador Andrew YOUNG - thinks there has been Front understanding and even interest in United Nations role, but not as peace-keeping force.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Studio) Update on major rule talks in Rhodesia between Prime Min. Ian Smith and moderate black leaders
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bowen, Jerry;
Cronkite, Walter

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