• Short Summary

    THE RHODESIAN CHIEF JUSTICE, SIR HUGH BEADLE ARRIVED IN LONDON BY AIR TODAY (TUESDAY) TO CONFER WITH THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR.

  • Description

    THE RHODESIAN CHIEF JUSTICE, SIR HUGH BEADLE ARRIVED IN LONDON BY AIR TODAY (TUESDAY) TO CONFER WITH THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR. WILSON, ON THE CURRENT RHODESIAN POLITICAL CRISIS.

    SIR HUGH HAS BEEN NAMED THE CHAIRMAN OF A THREE-MAN ROYAL COMMISSION TO EXAMINE WHETHER THE PEOPLE OF RHODESIA WANT INDEPENDENCE ON THE BASIS OF THE 1961 CONSTITUTION. THE RHODESIAN PRIME MINISTER MR. SMITH HAS SAID THAT SIR HUGH'S VISIT TO BRITAIN HAS BEEN TAKEN AT THE CHIEF JUSTICE'S OWN INITIATIVE AND HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE RHODESIAN GOVERNMENT.

    SIR HUGH BEADLE REFUSED TO ANSWER QUESTION BY REPORTERS ON THE REASON BEHIND HIS VISIT. HE COULD NOT SAY WHEN HE WOULD BE MEETING THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADI6DR75CEJW5U4EUEC7VLYUG7
    Media URN:
    VLVADI6DR75CEJW5U4EUEC7VLYUG7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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