• Short Summary

    SOUTHERN RHODESIA'S PRIME MINISTER, MR. IAN SMITH, WHO TOOK OFFICE AFTER MR. WINSTON FIELD'S RESIGNATION,?

  • Description

    SOUTHERN RHODESIA'S PRIME MINISTER, MR. IAN SMITH, WHO TOOK OFFICE AFTER MR. WINSTON FIELD'S RESIGNATION, INTRODUCED HIS NEW CABINET YESTERDAY (TUESDAY). MR. SMITH HAS APPOINTED THREE NEW MINISTERS AND CHANGED THE JOBS OF EVERY OLD MINISTER EXCEPT ONE. THE NEW CABINET HAS BEEN CALLED A SUICIDE SQUAD BY MR. NKOMO, THE AFRICAN NATIONALIST LEADER.

    SEEN AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE FOR THE SWEARING IN CEREMONY ARE MR. REEDMAN, THE NEW MINISTER FOR ROADS AND TOURISM AND MR. SMITH, THE NEW MINISTER FOR EDUCATION.

    MR. NKOMO SAID IN AN INTERVIEW THAT THE SITUATION IS NOW SO SERIOUS THAT THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT SHOULD IMMEDIATELY SUSPEND THE CONSTITUTION AND SEND IN TROOPS TO SOUTHERN RHODESIA TO MAINTAIN LAW AND ORDER WHILE A NEW CONSTITUTION IS WORKED OUT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEQ0XU8B9DBKP7BRZ9DJBJCH5E
    Media URN:
    VLVAEQ0XU8B9DBKP7BRZ9DJBJCH5E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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