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Rhodesia accepts proposals for black majority rule

Title
Rhodesia accepts proposals for black majority rule
Genre
Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:20:46
Description
Broadcast to the nation by Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith following talks in Pretoria with American Secretary of State Dr Henry Kissinger and the South African Prime Minister John Vorster. Smith announces the Cabinet has decided to accept, subject to the lifting of sanctions and the cessation of terrorism, proposals for a constitution based on black majority rule and for the setting up of an interim government.
Contributors
Ian Smith
Keywords
Ethnic conflicts; Political systems; Economic sanctions; Political reform; Zimbabwe; Rhodesia; Guerilla warfare; Black African peoples; Guerilla activities; Democratization

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