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Young / Mozambique Conference #48597

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 17, 1977
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(Studio) United Nations ambassador Andrew Young's comments, with regard to change in United States foreign policy since Carter administration took office, noted; says attitudes toward Africa, Mid. East and Vietnam have changed. Young is in Maputo, Mozambique, for conference of black African ntns. and ntlist. leaders
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Maputo, Mozambique) Report on conference and Young's part in it. [YOUNG - says mtg. is more than talk because all involved are also involved in various means of bringing about change.] 1 of most important mtgs. young will have at conference is with leader of Namibia liberation organization SWAPO (South-West Africa People's Organization) Sam Nujoma; discussion will deal with plans for United Nations General Assembly special session expected to be called to arrange elections and end of South Africa control. [NUJOMA - says armed struggle is only effective way to lead to democrat independence, but they're not opposed to negotiated settlement.] Young's theme for speech to conference will be moderation in struggles.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

Cioffi, Lou;
Reasoner, Harry

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