Tonight it's reported that ninety white and African students were arrested outside Parliament. Inside, Mr.?
TRANSCRIPT: MR. SMITH: "Well it's the duty of any Government....."
".....but nor just for a whim".
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Background: Tonight it's reported that ninety white and African students were arrested outside Parliament. Inside, Mr. Lardner-Burke announced that a number of people were held by police in Highfield and are being moved to detention centres. The emergency has come when rumours increase almost daily that the Southern Rhodesian Government is planning a unilateral declaration of independence if Prime Minister,
Mr. Ian Smith is unsuccessful when he comes to London for independence talks next month.
Helping to organise these talk is the Southern Rhodesian High Commissioner Ronald Allison asked him why today's action had been taken: