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Reagan-Tutu Meeting / US-South Africa Relations #295253

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President Reagan's White House meeting with S African Bishop Desmond Tutu over US policy toward South Africa's apartheid government featured; films shown. Tutu's condemnation of United States policy recalled. [TUTU - believes United States policy has worsened situation for blacks in South Africa.] [REAGAN - disagrees.] Continuing anti-apartheid protests across United States described; Jesse Jackson's pray-in at South African consulate in Beverly Hills cited as example [S. African ambassador Bernardus FOURIE - denies United States demonstrations are responsible for his government's release of some political prisoners.] [REAGAN - takes credit for prisoners' release.] [Demonstration leader Randall ROBINSON - disagrees; explains.] [Senator Nancy KASSEBAUM - considers prisoner release a small step.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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