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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 14, 1978
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(Studio) Rhodesia Prime Min. Ian Smith's announcement of plans to have no further contact with black guerrilla leader Joshua Nkomo stated. Smith's comments about Nkomo's claim of responsibility for shooting down of Rhodesian airliner earlier in month reported Nkomo's expected meeting with Fidel Castro in Ethiopia noted. BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) film shown of guerrilla training grounds in Zambia, taken while Nkomo was reviewing troops. Nkomo's claim that only half weapons promised by Communist allies have been sent noted. Nkomo's political strength stated.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter

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