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South Africa / Sanctions #306939

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 02, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Senator override of President Reagan's veto on sanctions against South Africa examined; scenes shown. [Vice President George BUSH - announces vote; questions sanctions effectiveness.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - praises outcome.] [Senator Edward ZORINSKY - describes threatening telephone call to him from South Africa's foreign minister] Senator Larry Pressler noted receive similar call from Chief Buthelezi. Sanctions outlined on screen, explained. [Senator Mitch McCONNELL, Richard LUGAR - favor sanctions.]

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Allen Pizzey) [For. minister Roelof BOTHA - describes focus of threatening telephone calls to United States Senators] Sanctions' possible economic effect here and on United States consumers discussed. ["Farmer's Weekly" ed. George NICHOLAS - expects declining lack of need for grain imports.] Dependence on South African grain shipments of its neighbors explained. [Archbishop Desmond TUTU - criticizes Pretoria's threat as immoral.]

Jones, Phil;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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