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South Africa / United States Policy #103806

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) Senator Republicans' ultimatum to President Reagan regarding his South African policy discussed; scenes shown. [Senators Robert DOLE, Nancy KASSEBAUM, Richard LUGAR - call for tougher policy.] President's anticipated speech on South African policy tomorrow previewed, include his call for South African government's release of Nelson Mandela and negotiations with African National Congress Robert Brown noted dropped as Reagan nominee for ambassador's post in South Africa. [BROWN - explains withdrawal from consideration.] [REAGAN - comments.] President noted remaining opposed to economy sanctions.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) [Bishop Desmond TUTU - rejects Reagan's argument against sanctions, United States policy in general toward South Africa.]

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Don Kladstrup) Tutu's meeting today with President P.W. Botha examined; details given, scenes shown. [BOTHA and TUTU - describe mtg.] Recent police harassment of Reverend Alan Boesak's congregation during church services recalled. [BOESAK - describes incident.] Past police attacks on Boesak's church services recalled.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don

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