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South Africa / Racial Unrest, Economy Sanctions #306196

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 05, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Capetown, South Africa) Significance for South African government of racial violence spilling over into white neighborhoods discussed; scenes shown. [Deputy minister of law and order A.J. VLOK - encourages people to defend themselves.] [Deputy foreign minister Louis NEL - claims United States decisions may start uncontrollable chain of events.]
REPORTER: John Blackstone

(DC) Anti-apartheid demonstrations during President Reagan's appearance at North Carolina State Univ. reported, shown. [REAGAN - declines comment.] President mentioned holding White House mtgs. with advisers to consider issue of econ. sanctions against South Africa. [Senator Patrick LEAHY - cites strength of unity.] Admin.'s effort to avoid veto override outlined on screen, discussed. Secretary of State George Shultz's warning to Congress and Senator Robert Dole's response mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Blackstone, John
Duration:
00:03:30

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