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South Africa / Economy, Racial Unrest #305676

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 31, 1985
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(Studio) South African President P.W. Botha reported meeting with representatives from European Common Mkt. today; details given, scenes shown. African National Congress leaders noted agreeing to meet with white South African business leaders in Zambia; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Duncan Village, South Africa) Contd. racial unrest examined; scenes shown. [United Democrat Front spokesperson Steve TSHWETE - calls for rededication to cause of liberation.] Backgrounds of latest victims (named) outlined; questionable source of toxic chemical spread at funeral site considered.
REPORTER: John Blackstone

(Studio) Findings of CBS News poll of United States public's perception of apartheid outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) IN fairgoers' perception of South Africa's apartheid government and issue of econ. sanctions examined. [Bill MORAN, Senator Richard LUGAR - explain their positions.] Probability Congress will override President Reagan's veto of sanctions legislature noted. [Senator Nancy KASSEBAUM - criticizes Botha's government] [Conservative Caucus spokesperson Howard PHILLIPS - threatens Republican Senators voting for sanctions; recalls Senator Howard Baker's support of Jimmy Carter in Panama Canal issue.] Reagan's position reiterated.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Reporter(s):
Blackstone, John;
Pappas, Ike;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:05:30

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