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South Africa / House Sanction Bill #103105

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) House support for economy sanctions against South Africa reported

(DC: Charles Gibson) Details given with regard to House action on sanctions. Bill presented by Representative Ronald Dellums outlined on screen. [DELLUMS - speaks before House mbrs.] [Representative Silvio CONTE - speaks to assembly.] [Representative Bob TRAXLER - conducts voice vote.] Republicans' reasons for supporting bill said to be idea that strength of sanctions will defeat bill. [Representative Mark SILJANDER - comments.] Prospective for reaction of Senator and President Reagan stated.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) United States and Britain reported to vote against sanctions at UN Security Council Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Jim Hickey) Conditions in South Africa, according to government reports and with press restrictions, noted. [Govt. spokesperson Leon MELLET - comments.] [Govt. spokesperson Dave STEWARD - comments.] Memorial service for slain camera operator George De'Ath, who worked for British television and was killed in Crossroads, noted; photograph shown. Bishop Desmond Tutu's presence mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report from foreign affairs reporter Barrie Dunsmore in London given. Report from Amnesty International with regard to arrests in South Africa stated, as well as West diplomatic sources' reports

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:10

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