NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 04, 1980
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(Studio) Guerrilla leader Robert Mugabe's victory in Rhodesian elecs. and response by white minority reported; Mugabe's call for whites to remain noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Pro-Mugabe demonstrations and security surrounding them detailed; films shown. Rhodesian army commander Lt General Peter Walls mentioned; concern over threat of breakdown in law and order said focus of whites' insecurity. [MUGABE - says there's no intention to use victory to victimize minority.] No. of parliamentary seats controlled by Mugabe and Joshua Nkomo cited; British governor Lord Soames said concerned that Mugabe's showing in parliament might hinder chances of reconciliation; details given. Zimbabwe mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Kent
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