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Rhodesia / Soames / Walls #64561

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 17, 1980
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(Studio) British governor of Rhodesia, Lord Soames, rptd returning to England temporarily; his meeting with Lord Carrington detailed. Films shown. Soames said encouraging United States and Britain economy support for new Rhodesian state.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Rhodesia) Problems faced by Prime Min. Robert Mugabe in bringing Rhodesia to independence examined; films shown. Mugabe noted choosing Commander Peter Walls, his recent arch enemy, to head military force in nation [WALLS - comments.] Mugabe's pledge to continue white farming, an economy necessity, considered. [Farmer Jom SINCLAIR - comments.] Other problems faced by Mugabe government mentioned.
REPORTER: Mark Coogan

Coogan, Mark;
Jennings, Peter

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