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South Africa / United States Protests #310270

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 14, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Item with regard to anti-apartheid protests in United States introd.

(NYC: Renee Ferguson) Scenes shown at United Nations headquarters [Rainbow Coalition {Edward: man incorrectly identified} Reverend Jesse JACKSON - says apartheid must go.] [WOMAN - denounces apartheid.] Org. civil rights and labor groups said leading rally. [JACKSON - parallels American and South Africa.] [(Same man identification above as Jackson) NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Reverend Benjamin HOOKS - must turn country upside down.] Scenes of 1976 Soweto uprising shown. One thousand blacks said then killed, many children; thus children said at forefront of anti-apartheid protests. Amnesty International report of subsequent casualties noted. [WOMAN - speaks of children in South Africa.] Pressure on Reagan administration said point of protest. "Boycott Shell Oil" and anti-Coca-Cola signs shown. [WOMAN - urges sanctions.] Atlanta, Georgia, group noted boycotting Coca-Cola. [WOMAN - urges Coca-Cola pullout.] Segregation in United States recalled.

Reporter(s):
Ferguson, Renee;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:20

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