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Rhodesian mission massacre

Title
Rhodesian mission massacre
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:16
Description
Report on British reaction to the massacre of men, women and children at a Christian mission in Umtali in Rhodesia. Conservative foreign affairs spokesman John Davies calls for the British backing of Rhodesian premier Ian Smith’s peace proposals. Also comment from the Director of Missions, the Reverend Leslie Wigglesworth; Ethel Evans, mother of a murdered missionary. Male reporter and female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
John Davies; Leslie Wigglesworth; Ethel Evans
Keywords
Deaths; Interethnic relations; UK; Violence; International relations; Homicide; Children (age group); Children (family); Rhodesia; Conflict resolution; Christianity; Foreign policy; Peacebuilding; Security; Family; Missions; Africa; Missionaries; Personal safety; Umtali; Elim Pentecostal Church Mission

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