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Africa Race Problems / Kissinger / Progress / Rhodesia #490087

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 1976
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says he's confident Rhodesia white leadership will agree to plan to avert Africa race war. White leaders in Rhodesia also told of progress. Kissinger reports to Zambia President Ken. Kaunda in Lusaka.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Lusaka, Zambia) Kissinger is said to believe negotiations with regard to black maj. rule in Rhodesia could start in 2 mos. and that Prime Min. Ian Smith will make announcement with regard to such later in week [KISSINGER - says considerable progress made toward objectives.] American officials say progress refers to independence for Namibia as well as Rhodesia issue. Influence of United States and South Africa with Rhodesia and Smith noted.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) In Salisbury, Rhodesia, Smith says talks with Kissinger produced definite results and could lead to quick settlement in white or black rule issue. People in country waiting to see what will happen.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Europeans want end to war without giving up power but know they can't have both. [European MAN - says he wouldn't like maj. rule.] [Black MAN - says major rule needed soon.] [European WOMAN - says hopes settlement comes soon before more bloodshed.] On Tuesday Smith meets with cabinet, to present proposal; Thursday will announce decision after meeting with party leaders
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick;
Valeriani, Richard

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