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(Studio) President Reagan's about-face on South African policy reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) President's announcement of limited economy sanctions examined. Photos shown. [REAGAN - explains executive order.] His sanctions listed on screen, discussed; domestic political motive in taking step considered. [Senator Richard LUGAR - praises President's decision.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL, Trans-Africa dir. Randall ROBINSON - criticize Reagan.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
(Johannesburg, South Africa) Expected lack of economy impact of Reagan's sanctions on South Africa examined. [Krugerrand dealer Cliff JOHNSON - notes banned Krugerrands can be melted into gold bars.] [Econs. professor Brian KANTOR - doesn't expect whites to be materially damaged.] Recent survey of urban blacks said indicating group's support for strong sanctions. [Pollster Mark ORKIN - thinks Reagan's proposal falls short.] President P.W. Botha quoted.
REPORTER: John Blackstone
(Studio) Criticism of President Reagan's sanctions by Botha and Bishop Desmond Tutu quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
- Blackstone, John;
- Rather, Dan;
- Stahl, Lesley
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