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    Dr. Hastings Banda, prominent Nyasaland negro leader, released from 13 months custody by the Federation?

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    Dr. Hastings Banda, prominent Nyasaland negro leader, released from 13 months custody by the Federation Government Apr. 1, now in the U.S. for speaking engagements and conference with State Department officials, told a news conference in New York Apr. 13 he saw no hope of a peaceful settlement of difference between Africans and White settlers in South Africa.

    "If every African in South Africa refuses to work for the white man, the whole life there will collapse," he said. He said his homeland is determined to establish self-government. Nyasaland now is joined with Southern and Northern Rhodesia in the Central African Federation. "We want to secede," he said. "We don't want Federation."
    Later at an African freedom day rally in New York. Dr. Banda said the Union of South Africa's apartheid policy was the "political and social cancer of the world."
    "It must be treated as a cancer...and you know what is done to that" he added.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8X8ABT46AIINZJVEWJRI81LDP
    Media URN:
    VLVA8X8ABT46AIINZJVEWJRI81LDP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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