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South Africa / United States Policy #103869

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) Indications President Reagan, bowing to public and political pressure, may be changing his policy toward South Africa, examined; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - denies closing doors.] [Courtesy Worldnet, Secretary of State George SHULTZ - cites consideration of further economy sanctions.] [AFL-CIO president Lane KIRKLAND - notes black South African labor leaders endorse strong sanctions.] [Senator Robert DOLE - urges administration to make new credible initiative.] Possible role of British foreign secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe in changing United States policy explained. [SHULTZ -wants discussion with European and Japanese allies on issue.] Assistant secretary state Chester Crocker mentioned leaving for Europe next week

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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