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US-South Africa Relations #277063

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 14, 1981
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(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig reported conferring today with South African foreign min. Roelof Botha.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Pol. implications for South Africa of meeting noted; issue of Namibia said basis of discussion. Details given; Angola's role in affair mentioned. Carter administration's position on issue recalled. [BOTHA - thinks change in system is feasible.] [Senator Nancy KASSEBAUM - notes Reagan's condemnation of apartheid.] [Former assistant secretary for African affairs, Richard MOOSE - hopes United States gets something out of situation.] Role played by Senator delay in confirming administration appts. discussed.

Rather, Dan

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