RHODESIA: Pinning an Elusive Prime Minister

But a deal may be complicated by devastating raids

Diplomats in Washington and London who have dealt extensively with Rhodesian affairs agree on one thing at least: nailing wily Prime Minister Ian Smith to any deal is almost as hard as netting a rare African butterfly. Last week, at the conclusion of a 14-day U.S. tour aimed at promoting his "internal settlement" for the breakaway British colony, Smith apparently got pinned. U.S. and British officials announced that the Prime Minister and his three black colleagues on Rhodesia's governing Executive Council had agreed to...

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