CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 1978
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(Studio) Soweto riots in 1976 and their eventual halt by South African government recalled. Decisions of many blacks there that major rule can only come thru violence and their departure for friendly black-ruled ntns. like Angola for participation in guerrilla war outlined.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(No location given) Guerrilla film shown. Plans by African National Congress (ANC) guerrillas training in Angola to fight in South Africa in same manner that Castro did in Cuba, Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam and that black guerrillas now do in Rhodesia stated. Details given about ANC, commanded by Oliver Tambo. Interview with Tambo, by reporter George Crile in Lusaka, Zambia, shown. [TAMBO - confirms that many ANC members have been trained in USSR , been in Moscow, use Czech weapons and are being trained by Cubans in Angola. Says conclude to be drawn is that USSR has been willing to assist guerrillas with type of assistance they want and same would be true if young man went to Canada to learn same. Says they don't ask to be influenced by aiding nation, but to be helped in lengthy fight for independence. Says era of bitter struggle in South Africa is coming.]
REPORTER: Bill Moyers
(Studio) Further report on this issue on CBS Reports: The Battle for South Africa" noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
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