• Short Summary

    MR IAN SMITH, THE RHODESIAN PRIME MINISTER, RETURNED HOME TONIGHT.IN A FINAL STATEMENT BEFORE BOARDING?

  • Description

    MR IAN SMITH, THE RHODESIAN PRIME MINISTER, RETURNED HOME TONIGHT.IN A FINAL STATEMENT BEFORE BOARDING HIS AIRCRAFT AT LONDON AIRPORT HE SAID THAT HE WAS CONVINCED THE GAP WAS SO WIDE BETWEEN BRITAIN AND RHODESIA THAT IT WAS IMPOSSIBLE TO BRIDGE.

    IN REPLY TO QUESTIONS HE SAID HE HAD COME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT WE CANNOT NEGOTIATE INDEPENDENCE AND WE BELIEVE INDEPENDENCE IS THE ONLY WAY WE CAN MAINTAIN RHODESIAN CHRISTIAN AND WESTERN CIVILIZATION.HE ADDED: "IT WOULD SEEM TO US THERE IS NO OTHER WAY TO OBTAIN INDEPENDENCE TO GIVE US WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR IN RHODESIA.THE WORLD HAS COME TO REALISE THE SERIOUSNESS, AND I HOPE, THE JUSTIFICATION OF OUR CAUSE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA46975HSHK0NOGYZNVJ3TZEEJ0
    Media URN:
    VLVA46975HSHK0NOGYZNVJ3TZEEJ0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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