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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Reagan administration resistance to sanctions against South Africa noted.
(DC: Jacqueline Adams) New York City protest against South Africa government shown. House of Representative television scenes shown. House said expected to pass bill restricting mineral imports from South Africa and end to new United States investments there. [Representative William GRAY - cites deaths in South Africa and need for United States to act against racism.] [Senator Carl LEVIN - argues for sanctions.] [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Pauline BAKER - argues for sanctions as impulse for negotiations.] Extent of United States economy activity in South Africa outlined. Because of black employment by United States companies in South Africa, President Reagan said opposed to ordering companies to leave. [REAGAN - makes this point.] [BAKER - says P.W. Botha feels Reagan and Margaret Thatcher stand behind him.] Pol. and diplomatic sanctions said being considered. Econ. sanctions said not considered as being admission of Reagan administration failure.
- Adams, Jacqueline;
- Sawyer, Forrest
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