NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 16, 1979
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(Studio) Apparent split reported between Zimbabwe Rhodesia former prime minister Ian Smith and Prime Minister Bishop Abel Muzorewa with regard to safeguards for whites in new constitution.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(London, England) Britain's role in conference stated; goals of Patriotic Front guerrillas and Muzorewa outlined. Smith's purpose in attending conf. cited. British proposal said not satisfactory to Patriotic Front guerrillas; details given. Muzorewa, Smith quoted.
REPORTER: John Cochran
(Salisbury, Zimbabwe Rhodesia) Security for whites recalled written into constitution several mos. ago; desire of Patriotic Front to eliminate that security cited. Details given. [Mike and Eva GURNEY - discuss situation.] White's present position outlined.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher