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Lancaster House conference on Rhodesia

Title
Lancaster House conference on Rhodesia
Genre
News report
TX Date
Oct 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:03:03
Description
Stuart Sommerland reports on Tanzanian President Nyerere’s calling of an emergency meeting of the 5 frontline African states to avoid the breakdown in talks at the Lancaster House Conference on Zimbabwe Rhodesia and end the guerilla war being waged by the Patriotic Front. Also to break the deadlock over compensation payments to white Rhodesian farmers if land is taken from them by a black majority government.
Contributors
Stuart Sommerland
Keywords
Interethnic relations; Farmers; Conferences; Compensation; Political reform; Zimbabwe; Rhodesia; Patriotic Front; Lancaster House Conference; Guerilla warfare; Peacebuilding; Black African peoples; Africa; Julius Nyerere; Land reform; Democratization

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