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Senate / Byrd Amendment Repeal #47682

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 1977
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(Studio) United Nations sanction against Rhodesia chrome imports, congress approval and consequent passing of Byrd amendment allowing such imports noted. Amendment sponsored by Senator Harry Byrd. House has voted repeal and today Senator also approves repeal of amendment.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) Debate over repeal between Byrd and Dick Clark noted. In visitors' gallery for part of debate is Rhodesian Joseah Chinamano, who was jailed for 10 years for political activity. Repeal of amendment and inherent warning to Rhodesia cited.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds Artist: Freda Reiter

(Studio) Rhodesia Prime Min. Ian Smith says United States move will have little effect on cntry.'s economy
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:02:20

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