• Short Summary

    PEOPLE IN SALISBURY SEEM TO HAVE GREETED U.D.I. IN A SPIRIT OF CALM RESIGNATION, AND?

  • Description

    1.
    (A) MV SOF INT WITH EUROPEAN MAN:
    0.18

    2.
    (B) MV SOF INT WITH EUROPEAN WOMAN:
    0.28

    3.
    (C) MV SOF INT WITH EUROPEAN MAN
    0.51

    4.
    (D) SOF INT WITH EUROPEAN MAN:
    0.55

    5.
    (E) SOF INT WITH EUROPEAN MAN:
    1.08

    6.
    (F) EUROPEAN QUESTIONED BUT REFUSES TO ANSWER
    1.13

    7.
    (G) ELDERLY EUROPEAN WOMAN QUESTIONED:
    1.17

    8.
    (H) AFRICAN ANSWERS:
    1.46

    9.
    (I) ANOTHER AFRICAN ANSWERS:
    2.04

    10.
    (J) ELDERLY EUROPEAN WOMAN ANSWERS:
    2.29


    TRANSCRIPT:


    (A).
    REPORTERS: "HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT U.D.I?"



    EUROPEAN MAN ANSWERS: "WELL, I FEEL IT WAS THE ONLY ACTION MR. SMITH COULD HAVE TAKEN.



    REPORTER: "HOW DO YOU FEEL THE SANCTIONS ARE GOING TO AFFECT YOU?"



    ANSWER: "WELL OBVIOUSLY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT ARE GOING TO IMPOSE SANCTIONS ON US...THEY'VE ALREADY SAID THEY ARE NOT GOING TO BUY OUR TOBACCO, BUT I DARE SAY WE WILL FIND OTHER MARKETS FOR THAT TOBACCO."


    (B).
    EUROPEAN WOMAN ANSWERS: "I THINK HE SHOULD HAVE TAKEN IT A YEAR AGO."



    REPORTER: "AND HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THESE SANCTIONS?"



    ANSWER: "WELL WE'VE JUST GOT TO PUT UP WITH IT."



    REPORTER: "DO YOU THINK IT'LL AFFECT YOU MUCH?"



    ANSWER: "MIGHT DO BUT STILL WE'LL COME THROUGH."


    (C).
    EUROPEAN MAN ANSWERS: "CERTAINLY".



    REPORTER: "DO YOU THINK THERE'S NO OTHER ALTERNATIVE."



    ANSWER: "NO, NONE AT ALL."



    REPORTER: "HOW DO YOU FEEL THAT THE SANCTIONS ARE GOING TO AFFECT YOU."



    ANSWER: "WELL FOR TWO OR THREE MONTHS POSSIBLY BUT APART FROM THAT, I DON'T THINK THERE'S MUCH ELSE WE CAN DO...WE MUST TIGHTEN OUR BELTS AND I THINK WE'VE GOT THE RIGHT BLOKE."


    (D).
    EUROPEAN MAN ANSWERS: "WELL PERSONALLY I THINK IT'S DISASTROUS."


    (E).
    REPORTER: "WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SITUATION HERE AS YOU'VE SEEN IT IN RHODESIA?"



    EUROPEAN MAN ANSWERS: "WELL I THINK THE PROPER WAY TO GO ABOUT THINGS IS TO DO IT THE CONSTITUTIONAL WAY, ISN'T IT?....HAVE A VOTE AND A REFERENDUM ABOUT IT."


    (F).
    REPORTER: "WOULD YOU LIKE TO ANSWER SOME QUESTIONS ON THE SUBJECT OF U.D.I?"



    EUROPEAN MAN ANSWERS: "NO THANK YOU."


    (G).
    REPORTER: "WOULD YOU LIKE TO ANSWER SOME QUESTIONS ON U.D.I. FOR ME?"



    EUROPEAN MAN ANSWERS: "I DON'T UNDERSTAND IT."


    (H).
    AFRICAN ANSWERS: "ACCORDING TO HOW IT CAME IN -- HOW IT WAS ANNOUNCED, I THINK THE FUTURE HOLDS VERY MUCH PROMISE."



    REPORTER: "YOU THINK WE'VE A PROMISING FUTURE?"



    AFRICAN ANSWERS: "I MEAN WHAT THE PRIME MINISTER MR. SMITH SAID LAST NIGHT AND THIS MORNING, U.D.I. IS INDEPENDENCE FOR HAPPINESS, AND PROSPERITY AND PROGRESS FOR ALL."


    (I).
    AFRICAN ANSWERS: "AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED IT'S VERY DISASTROUS."



    REPORTER: "CAN YOU GIVE ME A REASON WHY?"



    AFRICAN ANSWERS: "MOSTLY I SAY IT IS THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT AGAINST WHICH THE UPRISING IS ABOUT, BUT IT IS THE AFRICAN WHO IS GOING TO SUFFER THE MOST."


    (J).
    EUROPEAN WOMAN ANSWERS: "I THINK THE STATE IT HAD GOT TO, IT HAD GOT TO BE...I WASN'T AWFULLY KEEN, BUT I THINK WE'D GOT TO THE STAGE WHERE WE HAD GOT TO HAVE SOMETHING CONCRETE."



    REPORTER: "HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE SANCTIONS THAT BRITAIN AND AMERICA ARE GOING TO IMPOSE?"



    EUROPEAN WOMAN ANSWERS: "I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE A TWO WAY THING IN A LOT OF WAYS....AND DOES THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT REALISE HOW THE AFRICAN IS GOING TO BE AFFECTED BY SANCTIONS."




    Initials JM/V/BHH/BB


    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE THIS ITEM HAS SOUND ON FILM THROUGHOUT.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PEOPLE IN SALISBURY SEEM TO HAVE GREETED U.D.I. IN A SPIRIT OF CALM RESIGNATION, AND IN THE CASE OF MOST EUROPEANS, RELIEF THAT THE UNCERTAINTY OF THE WEEKS OF NEGOTIATION IS NOW OVER. THESE ARE SOME OF OPINIONS OUR REPORTER HEARD WHEN HE QUESTIONED PEOPLE -- BOTH AFRICAN AND EUROPEAN -- IN THE STREETS OF THE RHODESIAN CAPITAL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3RXC5RNUE726UDNO5PC7UYZF8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3RXC5RNUE726UDNO5PC7UYZF8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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