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Africa / Mondale / Vorster / Young #252090

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 19, 1977
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(Studio) Report on Vienna meeting between Vice President Mondale and South Africa Prime Min. John Vorster. (Film shown.) At United Nations conference on south Africa, United Nations ambassador Andrew Young speaks on moderation and implies economy boycott by blacks could force change; reaction is mixed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Maputo, Mozambique) Young puts aside prepared speech with regard to United States policy and speaks on own. [YOUNG - notes own familiarity with racism.] Young reminds conference of economy power in forcing change in Rhodesia, South Africa and Namibia. [YOUNG - tells group not to forget economy weapons nor underestimate power of people in internal situations.] [Patriotic Front leader Robert MUGABE - says armed struggle and negotiations must run parallel.]
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

Cronkite, Walter;
Daniels, Randy

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