CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 29, 1981
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(Studio) South Africa reported holding general white elecs. with regard to reforms in nation's racial policy. United Nations Sec. Council said considering sanctions against South Africa due to its failure to allow Namibia independence.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Namibia-Angola Border) South Africa's continued guerrilla war with Southwest African People's Org. (SWAPO) in Namibia examined; films shown. [SOLDIER - recalls explosion earlier in day.] Comparison of situation with Vietnam discussed; presence of Americans among South African troops noted. [US SOLDIER - calls situation a continuance of Vietnam; mentions President Reagan, USSR .] South Africa's arms industry and proficiency of their troops examined; government industry, Armscorp, featured. Guerrilla war said spilling over into Angola as well.
REPORTER: Allen Pizzey
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