ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 16, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Jeanne Meserve) State Department interview with President Reagan's nominee as new ambassador to South Africa, Robert Brown, noted; scenes shown. [BROWN - hopes to make a difference.] [Jesse JACKSON - questions if Brown's appointed signals change in United States policy toward President P.W. Botha's apartheid regime.] [Clothing and Textiles Union spokesperson William PATTERSON - explains irony in Brown's appointed] Brown's role as labor relations consultant with Sara Lee, owners of Hanes textiles recalled.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Botha's response to new United States pressure described; details given, scenes shown.
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