• Short Summary

    The first significant reaction to Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith's Anglo-Rhodesian speech came on Friday (29 June), in Salisbury from the publicity secretary of the African National Council (ANC), Mr.

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    The first significant reaction to Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith's Anglo-Rhodesian speech came on Friday (29 June), in Salisbury from the publicity secretary of the African National Council (ANC), Mr. Edson Sithole.

    Mr. Sithole told newsmen he thought that Mr. Smith would act more reasonably than he spoke.

    Earlier on the same day, Mr. Smith told the House of Assembly that prospects of a settlement in the dispute were remote...and that he pinned the blame for it squarely on the British Government.

    Mr. Sithole gave his reaction to the statement.

    SYNOPSIS: In Salisbury on Friday, Rhodesia's Prime Minister, Ian Smith said he thought the Anglo-Rhodesian conflict was getting no better. He said that chances of a settlement were remote, and that the British Government was to blame. Later the same day, the publicity secretary of the African National Council, Mr. Edson Sithole, was asked how he felt about Mr. Smith's statement.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4XEO5BO27AAO4LTOT0T8CIVRN
    Media URN:
    VLVA4XEO5BO27AAO4LTOT0T8CIVRN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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