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Segment 3 (Rhodesia In Black and White) #498552

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 27, 1978
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(Studio) Special report is on situation in Rhodesia at present. Recent events in cntry., include longstanding guerrilla war, noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Carnival parade in Salisbury, in honor of festival at University of Rhodesia, mentioned. Transitional government agreement between Ian Smith and black moderates and plans for major rule outlined. Question of whether blacks in country or outside it will rule it examined. Impt. of Methodist bishop Abel Muzorewa inside Rhodesia detailed. [MUZOREWA - says those who left country to join guerrillas did so to fight for Zimbabwe.] Question of Carter administration opposition to internal settlement stated; reason cited is war. USSR and Cuban influence on guerrilas noted; American concerns that Cuban troops will intervene as they have in Angola and Ethiopia stated. Secretary of State Vance and British foreign secretary David Owen's trip to Tanzania to talk with Patriotic Front leaders Joshua Nkomo and Robert Mugabe recalled. Conflict between Patriotic Front and government of Smith and moderate blacks outlined. Contd. fighting and peace efforts mentioned. American strategy and policy toward Rhodesia situation examined.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) Earlier Segment 3 report on overchgs. in moving industry recalled. ICC request for-public comment with regard to regulation of moving costs detailed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:05:20

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