Zimbabwe's Fight for Freedom

by Rest of the News
Ithaca, New York, United States
Duration: 14:51
Type: Radio broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
This program features an interview with Noel Mukono, Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU). The United Nations imposed sanctions on Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). The United States Congress passed the Byrd Amendment that allowed the importation of ferrochrome in violations of the U.N. sanctions. Union Carbide imported ferrochrome from Rhodesia under the Byrd Amendment. Also interviewed are two people involved in an effort to repeal the Byrd Amendment: Chris Root of the Washington Office on Africa and Jack Sheehan of the United Steelworks of America. The Rest of the News announcer on this program is George Hildebrand.

Used by permission of former members of the Rest of the News.
Collection: Private collection of Richard Knight