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Geneva conference on Rhodesia

Title
Geneva conference on Rhodesia
Genre
Press conference
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:04:29
Description
Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith speaks to press at the Geneva conference to confirm the Kissinger agreement for black majority rule. He denounces the lack of organisation and progress and calls for Chairman Ivor Richard to give a firmer lead. Also responds to news of a rocket attack in Rhodesia, gives his opinion of Robert Mugabe and the effect on US policy of Jimmy Carter’s presidential election win.
Contributors
Ian Smith
Keywords
USA; Geneva; Robert Mugabe; Ethnic conflicts; Political systems; Conferences; Political reform; Zimbabwe; Rhodesia; Jimmy Carter; Foreign policy; Presidents; Independence; Black African peoples; Ivor Richard; Democratization

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