CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 02, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Upcoming signing of agreement between Rhodesian Prime Min. Ian Smith and 3 moderate black leaders concerning major rule in Rhodesia detailed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Details of agreement given; interim council to consist of Smith, Bishop Abel Muzorewa, Reverend Ndabaningi Sithole and Chief Jeremiah Chirau. Is noted that interim provisions, prior to cntry.'s officially becoming Republic of Zimbabwe, is based on 1976 Kissinger plan. Potential problems from Patriotic Front guerrilla movement led by Joshua Nkomo and Robert Mugabe noted. Statements of Patriotic Front representative in Salisbury reported [Patriotic Front spokesperson Willie MUZOREWA - says there can be no settlement without participation of those fighting war.] Support for Patriotic Front from Rhodesian people described.
REPORTER: Robin Wright
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.