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South Africa / United Nations Arms Embargo / Civilian Guns #249739

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 04, 1977
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(Studio) United Nations Security Council vote on arms embargo against South Africa detailed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Report on council vote and details of embargo. [MAN - asks for vote.] [Secretary-General Kurt WALDHEIM - comments on need for United Nations action with regard to human rights problem in South Africa.] [Ambassador Andrew YOUNG - comments on message of action to South Africa.] [S. African spokesperson J. Adriaan EKSTEEN - responds to sanction.] Eksteen's remark with regard to permanence of sanction and USSR position on it cited.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Studio) Exclusion from embargo of sporting and civilian guns noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Johannesburg, South Africa) Report on civilian arms situation in South Africa. Work of middlemen in Europe, Mideast and Hong Kong to get American-made guns to S. Africans, cntry.'s purchases from Communist ntns. like USSR and Czechoslovakia and its manufacturer of own weapons noted. Gun City is shooting range cited as example of where whites can practice.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

Hottelet, Richard C.;
Mudd, Roger;
Wright, Robin

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