• Short Summary

    THE RULING RHODESIAN FRONT PARTY IN RHODESIA SWEPT TO VICTORY IN A BYELECTION IN THE COUNTRY'S SECOND CITY, BULAWAYO, ON WEDNESDAY (15 FEBRUARY).

  • Description

    THE RULING RHODESIAN FRONT PARTY IN RHODESIA SWEPT TO VICTORY IN A BYELECTION IN THE COUNTRY'S SECOND CITY, BULAWAYO, ON WEDNESDAY (15 FEBRUARY).

    THE BYELECTION WAS FOUGHT IN THE BELLEVUE CONSTITUENCY OF BULAWAYO, WITH A RHODESIAN FRONT CANDIDATE, MR. WALLACE STUTTAFORD, FIGHTING AN EXTREME RIGHT-WING CANDIDATE, MR. HERBERT MORESBY-WHITE.

    THE VOTERS OF BELLEVUE....ALL OF THEM WHITES....GAVE MR. IAN SMITH AND HIS ILLEGAL REGIME A RESOUNDING VOTE OF CONFIDENCE: MR. STUTTAFORD WON BY 1,127 VOTES TO 61.

    IT WAS THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE UNILATERAL DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 15 MONTHS AGO THAT WHITE RHODESIANS HAD HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO SAY AT THE POLLS WHAT THEY THOUGHT OF MR. SMITH'S RECORD.

    AFTER THE ELECTION, MR. SMITH WAS IN BULAWAYO FOR A CELEBRATION DINNER, AND HAD SOME COMMENTS ON THE SITUATION IN THE BREAKAWAY COLONY...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA26CP1V0UBHAFHUFRIOM1NIGCK
    Media URN:
    VLVA26CP1V0UBHAFHUFRIOM1NIGCK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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