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Rhodesia Maj. Rule Agreement #53320

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 08, 1978
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(Studio) Contd. debate in Washington, DC about Rhodesian black major rule agreement and Secretary of State Vance's meeting with Bishop Abel Muzorewa reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Signing of agreement between Prime Min. Ian Smith and moderate black leaders in Salisbury last week mentioned; film shown. United States concerns about potential civil war in Rhodesia if Patriotic Front doesn't accept agreement and conts. fighting from bases in Mozambique and Zambia; presence of Cuban troops in Mozambique noted. Patriotic Front leader Robert Mugabe's statement at United Nations reported [MUGABE - says Front approaches cntrys. willing to assist movement and that arms will be accepted if offered.] [MUZOREWA - says Rhodesians must defend selves against those who are self-seeking.]
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Reasoner, Harry

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