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South Africa / Vorster Resignation #264765

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 04, 1979
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(Studio) Resignation of South African President John Vorster after chgs. by government commission with regard to political financial scandal cover-up reported; details given. Vorster's resignation last fall as prime minister recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Salisbury, South Africa) Details of scandal involving Vorster given; comparison with Watergate made. File footage shown. Role of "The Citizen" newspaper outlined. Problems faced by Prime Min. Pieter Botha due to scandal examined. Background on Vorster given.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

(Studio) Prime Min. Botha said not involved in scandal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Wright, Robin

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