NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 21, 1976
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(Studio) Tanzania President Julius Nyerere says there's now real basis for negotiation in Rhodesia and game is up on white rule in Africa.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Studio) USSR makes sharpest attack yet on Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's shuttle mission; USSR government fears loss of influence if shuttle successful. British praise Kissinger's effort. In Rhodesia, cabinet debates proposal given Prime Min. Ian Smith by Kissinger.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Smith hasn't said what plan is; Kissinger has said Smith will support it, but Smith hasn't said that. [SMITH - says interpretation that he's optimistic wrong; said it's possible to have settlement.] After meeting, Smith says no decisions reached and 2nd meeting to be held tomorrow. [SMITH - says he suggested colleagues consider aspects of proposal till next meeting Says they're dealing with future of country and lives of people.] Econ. aspects of settlement noted.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley