• Short Summary

    The sixteenth-man Pearce Commission - charged with the task of gauging the feelings of all Rhodesians towards the proposed terms of settlement for the Rhodesia question - arrived in Salisbury on Tuesday (11 Jan).

  • Description

    1.
    SV Marchers with placards PAN TO buildings
    0.8

    2.
    RV Marchers
    0.11

    3.
    MV ZOOM IN Special Branch photographer
    0.14

    4.
    SV PAN Policeman moving archers on
    0.26

    5.
    GV Demonstrators with placards in park
    0.56

    6.
    GV EXT. Stability House
    1.2

    7.
    GV Seating arrangements for Commission
    1.7

    8.
    CU Map of Rhodesia on table
    1.10

    9.
    SV Men working at desk (advance party)
    1.15

    10.
    MV Block Rhodesians looming at leaflet
    1.20

    11.
    STV & CU Booklets distributed (3 shots)
    1.36



    Initials SGM/0022 SGM/0014



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The sixteenth-man Pearce Commission - charged with the task of gauging the feelings of all Rhodesians towards the proposed terms of settlement for the Rhodesia question - arrived in Salisbury on Tuesday (11 Jan). While the Commission is at work. Rhodesians have been promised that normal political activity will be allowed to continue. On Sunday, a group of black Rhodesians demonstrated in the centre of the Capital, protesting against the terms.

    The Commission will make its headquarters on the second floor of a large Salisbury building known as Stability House. The three-an advance party started work there earlier - and has already arranged the publication of thousands of booklets, outlining the terms of settlement in English, and in the to main African languages. The First printing of the booklets was snapped up by ??? Rhodesia as soon as they became available.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4TTA6J3EL01S4XE4LML6LXNSM
    Media URN:
    VLVA4TTA6J3EL01S4XE4LML6LXNSM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment