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Rhodesian church killings

Title
Rhodesian church killings
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Feb 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:38
Description
Chris Morten reports on the funeral of seven white Roman Catholic missionaries murdered by terrorists in Rhodesia on 07/02/77; they were Sister Joseph Wilkinson; Sister Epiphany Schneider; Sister Ceslaus Stiegler; Sister Magdela Lewandowski; Father Christopher Sheperd-Smith; Father Martin Thomas; lay Brother John Conway; interview with sole survivor Father Dunstan Myerscough. Also reports on increased numbers of children in guerilla training camps; interview with Father Edmar Sommermeiser(?).
Contributors
Chris Morten; Dunstan Myerscough; Edmar Sommermeiser(?)
Keywords
Religion; Homicide; Rhodesia; Funerals; Guerilla warfare; Missionaries; Joseph Wilkinson; Epiphany Schneider; Ceslaus Stiegler; Magdela Lewandowski; Martin Thomas; John Conway; Christopher Sheperd-Smith

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