• Short Summary

    MR. GEORGE THOMSON, THE BRITISH MINISTER WITH SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR RHODESIA HAS BEEN VISITING AFRICAN?

  • Description

    MR. GEORGE THOMSON, THE BRITISH MINISTER WITH SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR RHODESIA HAS BEEN VISITING AFRICAN TOWNSHIPS NEAR SALISBURY DURING HIS VISIT TO RHODESIA FOR DISCUSSIONS WITH MR. IAN SMITH. MR. SMITH AND HIS CABINET HAVE BEEN DISCUSSING THE BRITISH NEGOTIATING TEAM'S PROPOSALS.

    YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) MR. THOMSON VISITED THE AFRICAN TOWNSHIPS OF HIGHFIELDS AND HARARI ON THE SOUTH WEST SIDE OF SALISBURY. HE TOURED SCHOOLS AND CRECHES, COMMUNITY CENTRES AND A MISSION.

    AT HIGHFIELD HE VISITED THE SITES OF NEW BUILDINGS AND SPOKE TO SOME OF THE LABOURERS.

    ONE OF THE SCHOOLS ON HIS TOUR WAS A KINDERGARTEN FOR THE CHILDREN OF WORKING MOTHERS, WHERE HE SPOKE TO TEACHERS AND CHILDREN.

    THE MORNING VISITS WERE PART OF WHAT MR. THOMSON DESCRIBES AS HIS PRIVATE "TEST OF ACCEPTABILITY" OF THE BRITISH PROPOSALS WHICH HE HAD BEEN MAKING IN DISCUSSIONS WITH RHODESIANS OF ALL RACES.

    TODAY MR. THOMSON WILL FLY TO BULOWAYO TO VISIT TRIBAL TRUST LANDS AND MEET THE CHIEFS THERE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5MM3SRYIH2YF6PON2ZXY2K3T9
    Media URN:
    VLVA5MM3SRYIH2YF6PON2ZXY2K3T9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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