• Short Summary

    MISS JUDITH TODD, THE 22-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER OF THE FORMER RHODESIAN PREMIER, MR GARFIELD TODD, ARRIVED IN SALISBURY, RHODESIA ON TUESDAY FROM BRITAIN.

  • Description

    MISS JUDITH TODD, THE 22-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER OF THE FORMER RHODESIAN PREMIER, MR GARFIELD TODD, ARRIVED IN SALISBURY, RHODESIA ON TUESDAY FROM BRITAIN. HER FATHER IS IN RESTRICTION ON HIS FARM 250 MILES (400 KMS) FROM SALISBURY. AT THE AIRPORT, MISS TODD TOLD A LARGE CROWD OF NEWSMEN THAT SHE BELIEVED BRITAIN SHOULD SEND IN TROOPS TO SUPPORT THE GOVERNOR, SIR HUMPHREY GIBBS, AND TO HELP HIM WIELD THE POWERS OF GOVERNMENT.

    MISS TODD TOLD NEWSMEN SHE HAD RETURNED TO TRY TO SHOW BRITAIN ITS RESPONSIBILITY TO HELP RHODESIANS WHO OPPOSED MR SMITH'S ILLEGAL GOVERNMENT:
    BEFORE LEAVING BRITAIN MISS TODD ASKED THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT FOR PROTECTION IN THE EVENT OF HER ARREST. SHE THOUGHT SHE MIGHT BE LIABLE FOR A SENTENCE OF UP TO TWENTY YEARS IMPRISONMENT UNDER RHODESIA'S PRESERVATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL ACT.

    AT SALISBURY AIRPORT, MISS TODD WAS MET BY HER SISTER, CYNTHIA, WHO TOLD NEWSMEN THEIR FATHER WAS ILL AT HIS SHABANI FARM TO WHERE HE WAS RESTRICTED LAST MONTH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA38MBCXG8N44HI5YG3Y3X2EBW
    Media URN:
    VLVA38MBCXG8N44HI5YG3Y3X2EBW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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