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South Africa / Angola Raid, Racial Unrest #305913

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1985
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(Studio) South Africa's raid on Angola reported Soweto rioting said attributed to unfounded rumor of Nelson Mandela's death.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Johannesburg, South Africa) Reactions of white South Africans toward rising racial violence and United States criticism of their apartheid system examined. [William Van RENSBURG - notes white settlers' history in and ties to South Africa.] Dutch Afrikaner history in area and impact on society reviewed. [Van RENSBURG - notes Afrikaners' perception of religion and country.] Growing Afrikaner support for pro-apartheid Conservative party noted. [Party spokesperson Andries TREURNICHT - claims "awakening white nation" won't be silenced.] [Progressive Federal party spokesperson Helen SUZMAN - feels President P.W. Botha has failed country.] Role of English immigrants in South African economy discussed. [Businessman Steve GROSSMAN - sees need to aid anti-apartheid mvt.]
REPORTER: John Blackstone

Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan

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