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    MR. STANLAKE SAMKANGE, AFRICAN POLITICAL LEADER AND MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE AGAINST EUROPEAN INDEPENDENCE, SPOKE?

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    MR. STANLAKE SAMKANGE, AFRICAN POLITICAL LEADER AND MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE AGAINST EUROPEAN INDEPENDENCE, SPOKE IN SALISBURY YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) ABOUT THE FORTHCOMING REFERENDUM. IN THIS REFERENDUM, PEOPLE OF BOTH AFRICAN AND EUROPEAN RACES WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO VOTE WHETHER OR NOT RHODESIA SHOULD BECOME INDEPENDENT.

    IN LONDON TONIGHT, THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY, MR. ARTHUR BOTTOMLEY, SAID IT WAS UNTRUE THAT THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT HAD DEPARTED FROM ANY AGREEMENT ON METHODS OF CONSULTING AFRICAN OPINION, BECAUSE NO AGREEMENT HAD BEEN REACHED IN LONDON ON THIS POINT.

    BRITAIN'S STATEMENT ABOUT THE CONSEQUENCES OF A UNILATERAL DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE - SAID MR. BOTTOMLEY - HAD BEEN PUBLISHED NOT AS AN ULTIMATION BUT AS A "CONSIDERED WARNING" WHICH DIDN'T DIFFER MUCH FROM THE ONE GIVEN EARLIER BY THE CONSERVATIVES.

    IN RHODESIA, MR. IAN SMITH, THE PRIME MINISTER, HAS STARTED AN EXAMINATION INTO THE EFFECTS UNILATERAL INDEPENDENCE WOULD HAVE ON THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA105NNG2XJF7NRVNNV4XAZHDWJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA105NNG2XJF7NRVNNV4XAZHDWJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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