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Rhodesia / Maj. Rule / United Nations #495558

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 28, 1977
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(Studio) United Nations is concerned with regard to installing black rule in Rhodesia. There's talk of installing United Nations peace-keeping force there, if needed.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Security Council meets to decide whether Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim should be authorized to appoint United Nations representative to help negotiate cease-fire in Rhodesia; remarks of British foreign secretary David Owen, with regard to Anglo-American peace plan, noted. Council then hears from Patriotic Front leader Joshua Nkomo. [NKOMO - says ntlists. don't seek bloodshed for sake of it, but won't shirk from it, if alternative is to accept something less than independence.] Nkomo makes no real objection to Anglo-American plan, but suggests amendments, limiting power of Secretary-General Council will discuss this in private, but is expected to appoint cease-fire negotiator.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Hunt, Richard
Duration:
00:02:50

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