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    African delegates meet to demand action against illegal Smith regime in Rhodesia.

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    Item title reads - Africans demand action.

    Rhodesian crisis. Delegates meet to condemn illegal Ian Smith regime in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and threaten to break diplomatic relations with Britain if rebellion is not quashed. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    Various shots of the Africa Hall in Addis Ababa. M/S and C/U interior as delegates walk up the steps. C/U Haile Selassie walking up steps. Interior M/S of the conference. C/U of the Secretary General on left, Mr Diallo Telli, with the Chairman on the right. C/U the Tanzanian delegate Rashidi Kawawa. C/U Zambian delegate Simon Kapwepwe. C/U Kenyan delegate Joseph Murumbi. M/S Haile Selassie. Exterior shots of students' demonstration. M/S of Lockheed Hercules taxiing on the runway at Dar es Salaam. C/U sign 'Dar Es Salaam Airport'. M/S of the Hercules on tarmac. C/U officials getting off the plane and being greeted by the Zambian High Commissioner and Tanzanian Minister. M/S group of officials. Various shots as copper ingots are unloaded from aircraft. They are loaded onto forklift truck. C/U more ingots being unloaded. C/U forklift truck moving off with ingots. They are testing to see if it is possible to fly the copper from Zambia if Rhodesia forbids use of their railway. Interior shots of the plane showing oil drums being loaded. M/S of the hold full of oil drums.

    Various shots of the Kariba Dam. M/S's of the pylons carrying the electric cables. M/S Hastings aircraft arriving at Indola, Zambia. M/S sign "Welcome to Zambia". M/S crew disembarking. M/S members of the crew. M/S of a Beverley with the hold doors open showing cases of ammunition. C/U ammunition cases. M/S Zambians unloading the cases onto lorry. M/S Javelins flying overhead. M/S one taxiing in. M/S pilot getting out of cockpit. M/S of another Javelin taxiing in. M/S air crew members in front of plane. M/S planes on tarmac. Various shots Arthur Bottomley, Commonwealth Secretary and Dominic Mulaisho being introduced to the air crews.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:28:00 / 01:31:29:00

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