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South Africa / Soweto Riots / Botha #252804

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 24, 1977
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(Studio) Contd. riots in Soweto, South Africa, noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Soweto, South Africa) Report on riots in black township, outside Johannesburg.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

(Studio) South Africa foreign minister R. F. Botha arrives in New York City after week of Washington, DC mtgs.; in New York City news conf., he criticizes United States press' handling of South Africa reports In earlier news conference in DC, reporter Bernard Kalb asks Botha with regard to foreign min.'s criticism of United States role in South Africa. (Film shown.) [BOTHA - says United States applies norms to South Africa that it doesn't apply to rest of world; cites reasons he feels United States does so. Notes United States own internal race problems and role this plays in elections in United States.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Wright, Robin

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