CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 26, 1978
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(Studio) Senate vote on compromise economy sanctions repeal for Rhodesia reported; is called victory for President Carter.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Details of Senator compromise, lifting sanctions against Rhodesia, proposed by Senators Clifford Case, Jacob Javits and Dan. Moynihan given. Senator Jesse Helms' withdrawal of proposal to repeal sanctions entirely noted. [HELMS - is pleased that Senator has finally spoken on sanctions issue.] [JAVITS - says sanctions can be removed when Rhodesia has elected government Notes Ian Smith not elected, but that leaders have chosen government] [Bishop Abel MUZOREWA - states reaction.] Upcoming House debate and vote mentioned.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb Unsigned Sketches
(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Rhodesia's efforts to overcome impact of economy sanctions outlined. Problems still faced stated, especially arms and oil supplies. Oil purchases through South Africa noted; black guerrilla war mentioned. [Rhodesian economy James GIRDLESTONE discusses Rhodesia's economy needs and problems influencing them.] "Guinness Book of World Records"' listing of junkyard on Rhodesia as largest in world cited.
REPORTER: Robin Wright