• Short Summary

    THE FINAL BREAK BETWEEN BRITAIN AND RHODESIAN SEEMS INEVITABLE FOLLOWING A BROAD HINT TONIGHT (JUNE 21) FROM PREMIER IAN SMITH THAT HE WOULD SEVER ALL LINKS WITH LONDON AND DECLARE A REPUBLIC ON NOVEMBER 11.

  • Description

    THE FINAL BREAK BETWEEN BRITAIN AND RHODESIAN SEEMS INEVITABLE FOLLOWING A BROAD HINT TONIGHT (JUNE 21) FROM PREMIER IAN SMITH THAT HE WOULD SEVER ALL LINKS WITH LONDON AND DECLARE A REPUBLIC ON NOVEMBER 11.

    THREE AND A HALF YEARS AFTER RHODESIA DECLARED ITSELF INDEPENDENT THE BULK OF ITS WHITE MINORITY POPULATION HAVE MADE CLEAR THEY WANT NO MORE OF BRITAIN BY VOTING FOR A REPUBLIC AND A NEW APARTHEID-STYLE CONSTITUTION.

    AFTER THE VICTORY FOR IAN SMITH'S GOVERNMENT, HE CALLED A PRESS CONFERENCE AND TOLD REPORTERS HE SAW NO PROSPECT OF RENEWED TALKS WITH BRITAIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACP9FDUS47J944TMIUOXM8MC2U
    Media URN:
    VLVACP9FDUS47J944TMIUOXM8MC2U
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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