• Short Summary

    Bishop Abel Muzorewa, a member of Rhodesia's ruling executive council, and President of the United African National Council, has called upon the United States to lift economic sanctions against the former British colony.

  • Description

    Bishop Abel Muzorewa, a member of Rhodesia's ruling executive council, and President of the United African National Council, has called upon the United States to lift economic sanctions against the former British colony. the Bishop is in the United States seeking support for a Senate proposal by North Carolina Republican, Jesse Helms, that sanctions against Rhodesia be lifted for six months to give the internal settlement time to work. On Wednesday (19 July) he gave a talk at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., and later answered questions from the floor.

    SYNOPSIS: At this public appearance, the Bishop expressed faith in Ian Smith's desire for a solution to the country's internal problems. He also scoffed at published reports quoting Mr. Smith as saying there would be no December election unless there was a ceasefire in the guerrilla war.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAYJNE6QZHNC7IABSB3UUQDKE1
    Media URN:
    VLVAAYJNE6QZHNC7IABSB3UUQDKE1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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