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South Africa / Howe Mission #103971

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 29, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) South Africa President P.W. Botha's response to international criticism of his apartheid government quoted.

(Pretoria, South Africa: Don Kladstrup) Apparent failure of British foreign secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe's mission to South Africa examined; scenes shown. [President P.W. BOTHA - rejects Howe's request that African National Congressional leader Nelson Mandela be released from jail and that ban on ANC be lifted; dismisses threats of international sanctions.] [HOWE - cites diplomacy dilemma.]

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don

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