CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 12, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) State of emergency reported declared by South Africa government
(Johannesburg, South Africa: Allen Pizzey) Effects of state of emergency noted; details given, scenes shown. [Bishop Desmond TUTU - comments.] [South Africa President P.W. BOTHA - comments.] [South African Council of Churches spokesperson Reverend Beyers NAUDE - comments.] Possibility of economy sanctions from other nations stated. [BOTHA - comments.]
(London, England: Tom Fenton) Announcement by Commonwealth nations of failure in effort to end racial conflict in South Africa reported [Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm FRASER - comments.] [South Africa ambassador to Britain Denis WORRALL - responds.] [South Africa expert Keith KYLE - describes outlook.] [South Africa expert Jesmond BLUMENFELD - comments.] Efforts to persuade British Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher with regard to economy sanctions against South Africa noted. Position of Britain, United States and others on sanctions stated.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Canada's sanctions against South Africa reported President Reagan's reaction to South Africa government action quoted. Reporter Allen Pizzey's report with regard to security forces' action against anti-government newspaper, the "Weekly Mail", mentioned. Upcoming anniversary of Soweto riots noted.