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Rhodesia School Children Kidnapping #498157

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 31, 1978
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(Studio) Return of most Rhodesian school children kidnapped from Methodist school on Thursday by black guerrillas and marched into Botswana reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Plumtree, Rhodesia) Return of most children and teachers and decision of few to stay and join Joshua Nkomo's guerrilla movement reported School's headmaster, Luke Khumalo, was among those kidnapped; Khumalo's wife mentioned. Children's account of treatment received on march into Botswana and while there detailed. [KHUMALO - thinks Parents won't want to send children to this school and in this guerrillas achieved purPose.] Closing of Teqwani Mission School noted. No. of Rhodesian blacks going to Botswana recently, in order to join fight against present Rhodesian government, reported
REPORTER: Tom Ackerman

Ackerman, Tom;
Brinkley, David

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