ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 21, 1976
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's shuttle mission to Africa is attempt to avert race war in Rhodesia and power vacuum into which USSR might move; chances of success thought to be 50% or less at 1st. Today Tanzania President Julius Nyerere says after meeting with Kissinger again, he believes Rhodesia Prime Min. Ian D. Smith has accepted in principle proposal to have major rule in Rhodesia within 2 years Rhodesia has made no announcement yet with regard to matter; Smith in mtgs. with cabinet and people have heard no decision.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Effects of uncertain future of whites noted; men in army leave few white administrators. Smith and cabinet have met behind closed doors today. [SMITH - says problem serious as they're dealing with future of country and its people.] No unanimous view in country re: what to do about settlement and frustration and bewilderment evident among people, who don't know what's happening.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
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