• Short Summary

    THE FUNERAL TOOK PLACE IN RHODESIA YESTERDAY OF THIRTY ONE YEAR OLD WHITER FARMER TIM PEACH, WHO WAS CLUBBED TO DEATH IN THE BUSH WHILE ATTEMPTING A ONE MAN PEACE MISSION TO CONTACT NATIONALIST GUERRILLAS.

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    FILM SHOT YESTERDAY AT FUNERAL SHOWS: COFFIN CARRIED UP HILL FOLLOWED BY MOURNERS, COFFIN PAST GROUP OF AFRICAN FARM LABOURERS, AFRICAN SCHOOL CHOIR SINGING AS COFFIN GOES PAST, COFFIN TO FAMILY PLOT AT FARM, LAST POST PLAYED OVER COFFIN BY AFRICAN POLICEMAN, WIDOW WATCHING, COFFIN INTO GROUND, WIDOW SAYS IN INTERVIEW SHE BLAMES HER HUSBANDS DEATH ON THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT FOR ITS SPINELESS ATTITUDE IN NOT RECOGNISING THE INTERNAL SETTLEMENT.



    LIBRARY FILM SHOT JULY 9 SHOWS PEACH MEETING MR MUZOREWA WHEN HE WAS VISITING THE AREA.




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    Background: THE FUNERAL TOOK PLACE IN RHODESIA YESTERDAY OF THIRTY ONE YEAR OLD WHITER FARMER TIM PEACH, WHO WAS CLUBBED TO DEATH IN THE BUSH WHILE ATTEMPTING A ONE MAN PEACE MISSION TO CONTACT NATIONALIST GUERRILLAS. MR PEACH HAD INITIATED PEACE MOVES AND CONTACTS BETWEEN WHITE FARMERS AND LOCAL GUERRILLA LEADERS AND UNTIL HIS MURDER THE EXPERIMENT APPEARED TO BE WORKING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA666RVSIP2PN8FB7XUC5B5106Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA666RVSIP2PN8FB7XUC5B5106Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:11:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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