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South Africa / IBM Withdrawal #306979

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Allen Pizzey) Possible implications of IBM's limited withdrawal here examined; details given, scenes shown. General Motors' similar move yesterday recalled. [Pol. economy Duncan INNES - notes companies' concern over economy's fall due to pols.] [Anglo American Corporation spokesperson Bobby GODSELL - comments.] General lack of impact of divestment explained.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(San Francisco, California: John Blackstone) Plight of black South Africans wishing to emigrate noted illustrated by efforts of Zulu troupe seeking residence in US; details given, scenes shown. [Emigre Matome SOMO - notes they will be jailed or worse if deported by US.] [Author Mark MATABANI - agrees.] [Attorney Mark SILVERMAN - explains argument against deporting Patrick Umtoto] [INS spokesperson David ILCHERT - defs. rules against giving black South Africans political asylum.] [Attorney William MAY - believes group has been excluded from legal immigration due to impact of apartheid on their education and skill levels.] [Attorney Peter SCHEY - notes percentage of white South Africans allowed to immigrate to US.] No. white South Africans versus number blacks allowed to immigrate to United States last year cited as example

Reporter(s):
Blackstone, John;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:20

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