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Rhodesia #258859

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 20, 1978
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(Studio) Rhodesian interim govt's inability to stop guerrilla war noted. Report is on press conference held by government to display alleged captured foreign-trained guerillas.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Details given of captured guerrilla Rubin Donga's report of being taken from Salisbury by members of Joshua Nkomo's Patriotic Front, trained in Angola by Cubans and sent back to Rhodesia to kill those sympathetic to white minority government and particularly 3 blacks who signed agreement with minority government Troubles for interim government and Ian Smith outlined. Pressure on Smith by wts. in Rhodesia described. [SMITH - speaks of wonderful years in Rhodesia.] [WOMAN - states reasons she can't return to England; asks what will happen to her at end of year] Funeral of farmer Tim Peech, who negotiated private ceasefire with guerillas in his area and was later killed, noted. [Widow Micheala PEECH - states reasons she blames American government for her husband's death.]
REPORTER: Robin Wright

Mudd, Roger;
Wright, Robin

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