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Rhodesia / Prisoner Release #498312

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 13, 1978
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(Studio) Release of political prisoners by new Rhodesian government reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rhodesia) Details of prisoner release given. [MAN - has family; thinks they'll be surprised to see him.] Theory behind transition government's moving ahead with own major rule plan, despite American opposition to it, outlined.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) History of Rhodesia detailed. Secretary of State Vance's trip to area noted; his plans to meet with guerrilla leaders Robert Mugabe and Joshua Nkomo in Mozambique reported Mentioned in report are cntry.'s founder, Cecil Rhodes, Prime Min. Ian Smith, UN, and guerrillas in Zambia and Mozambique aided by Cubans and other Communist advisers. Reasons for United States and British opposition to present major rule plan listed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick

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