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South Africa / Sanctions #305836

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 11, 1985
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(Studio) Failure of Senate Democrats to block Republican filibuster preventing stronger econ. sanctions against South Africa reported; implications of court test of South Africa's internal security laws today explained.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Johannesburg, South Africa) President P.W. Botha, denying caving in to international pressure to reform apartheid system, said announcing possibility blacks deprived of their citizenship will have that status reinstated. [BOTHA - acknowledges importance of citizenship to non-whites.] Contd. strike in Capetown and possible call for general strike by Bishop Desmond Tutu discussed; further racial violence reported shown.
REPORTER: John Blackstone

Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan

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