• Short Summary

    SOUTHERN RHODESIA'S PRIME MINISTER, MR. IAN SMITH, HAS REMOVED THE COUNTRY'S MOST POWERFUL INDIVIDUAL OPPOSED?

  • Description

    SOUTHERN RHODESIA'S PRIME MINISTER, MR. IAN SMITH, HAS REMOVED THE COUNTRY'S MOST POWERFUL INDIVIDUAL OPPOSED TO A UNILATERAL DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. THIS IS THE COMMANDER OF THE ARMED FORCES, MAJOR-GENERAL ANDERSON, WHO WAS RETIRED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT ON THE GROUNDS OF AGE. HE IS 51.

    THE GOVERNMENT DENIED THAT GENERAL ANDERSON WAS DISMISSED BECAUSE OF HIS VIEWS ON UNILATERAL INDEPENDENCE. THE GENERAL, HOWEVER, HAS MADE IT CLEAR THAT THIS WAS THE MAIN FACTOR. HE SPOKE TO NEWSMEN ABOUT THE CRISIS BROUGHT ABOUT BY HIS RETIREMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD1FDLIKRWXTR6VUCXQO1FWR5C
    Media URN:
    VLVAD1FDLIKRWXTR6VUCXQO1FWR5C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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