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    Mr. Duncan Sandys arrived in Salisbury in the early hours of the morning after a?

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    The shots open with Sir Edgar Whitehead arriving at his office in Compensation House Salisbury this morning, followed a little later by Mr. Duncan Sandys......

    After a meeting lasting two hours the two men posed overlooking the modern city of Salisbury from one of the wide windows in his office on the 12th floor...... Pans of the city to the two men..... close up of them talking.......what of the future of Salisbury, and Rhodesia as a whole.......

    Early in the afternoon after lunch, outside the Federations Prime Minister's office, Mr. Sands arrives in his car, at Sir Roy Welensky's office drafted by giant skyscrapers.........

    Inside Sir Roy Welensky's office the two men get down to a cup of tea before starting some talks on the problems ahead........, generals and close-ups...

    Outside in the street next to the P.M.'s office is the Statue of Rhodesia, founder of the country, and the Prime Minister's office against the towering bulk of one of Salisbury's latest big buildings...

    panning to the Government buildings, Milton Building, and so to the street of great buildings.. just part of modern Salisbury.


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    Background: Mr. Duncan Sandys arrived in Salisbury in the early hours of the morning after a somewhat exciting journey from U.K. His aircraft jets took in good on landing at Rome and made the plane U.S. He said that the plane 'hit a tree' that was the wood it took in, no looks as if he had a lucky escape (nothing else known of this).

    After a brief rest, he went to meet the two Prime Minister's......prior to the commandment of the Constitutional Talks on Southern Rhodesia which re-open on Monday under his chairmanship....at the same time as the Northern Rhodesian Talks re-open in London....

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