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    The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Mr. Andrew Young, is continuing his African?

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    MVs INTERIOR United States U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young having breakfast with newsmen - Johannesburg, South Africa (4 shots)
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    GV EXTERIOR PAN Building
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    MV EXTERIOR Young talking to newsmen
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    MVs EXTERIOR Young walking through Johannesburg streets (3 shots)
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    MV INTERIOR Young addressing news conference, AND SV Cameramen filming (2 shots)
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    SVs Kwa-zulu homeland Chief Gathsha Buthelezi on platform in United States Information Services with Young, and both men singing 'God Save Africa' (2 shots)
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    SV Young addressing gathering
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    "My ??? of your government is that it's not going to ever give in, or concede...but somehow, through the months to come, a lot of the things that were discussed will, you know, just quietly happen..."



    "Everywhere...everybody I've talked to is frightened, and it's very difficult for people to be reasonable when they're gripped in the emotions of fear, and I think maybe that's one of the best things we can do -- is hopefully demonstrate that peaceful change need not be the destruction of even the Afrikaaner way of life, and that an expansion of the economic order to include blacks doesn't take anything away from whites."



    "There is a serious commitment on the part of President Jimmy Carter and the ??? administration in Washington ??? maintain a communications line with the Republic of South Africa in the interests of a progressive transformation of this society towards majority rule. And that's not something I just dreamed up -- that's official U.S. policy."




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    Background: The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Mr. Andrew Young, is continuing his African tour in Zambia and the Sudan after a controversial 36-hour visit to South Africa, where he called for change towards majority rule. The outspoken Ambassador, who is himself black, went to South Africa on a private invitation to address businessmen and students, in the face of some official opposition.

    SYNOPSIS: Mr. Young had flown in from neighbouring Mozambique, where he led the United States delegation to a United Nations Conference on Namibia (South West Africa) and Rhodesia. Referring to the recent meeting in Vienna between U.S. Vice-President Walter Mondale and South Africa Prime Minister John Vorster, he said the signs for change were hopeful according to what the two men had to say.

    On how black-white changes should be achieved, Mr. ??? said he generally opposed guerrilla violence. But sometimes, he said, there were other factors to be taken into account.

    Later, before explaining U.S. policy on Africa, Mr. Young sang the black anthem 'God Save Africa' with South Africa's Kwa-zulu homeland leader, Chief Gathsha Buthelezi.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD4UQ80XUWYM4P3OGI3QSDQUUC
    Media URN:
    VLVAD4UQ80XUWYM4P3OGI3QSDQUUC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
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    N/A

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