As the Rhodesian Premier, Mr. Ian Smith, was conferring with John Vorster, the South African?
As the Rhodesian Premier, Mr. Ian Smith, was conferring with John Vorster, the South African Prime Minister in Cape Town on Wednesday (9 February), there were more riots by students in the black African township of Soweto, outside Johannesburg. The students were said to be trying to stop examinations at two high schools. Visnews cameraman, Mike Reed was hit by a half-brick when his car was attacked.
SYNOPSIS: The fiercest clash was at the Orlando High School. Batonwielding police had stormed into the school to disperse about two thousand demonstrators who waved their fists and chanted freedom songs. Cameraman Mike Read told a south African reporter how he had narrowly missed serious injury.