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South Africa / Sanctions #311229

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 31, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) British cabinet reported supporting Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's policy toward sanctions on South Africa while at same time foreign secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe, in meeting with deputy secretary state Chester Crocker, said allegedly seeking allied support for limited sanctions; details given, scenes shown.

(South Africa, Allen Pizzey) Reality of effect of sanctions on South African blacks in light of entrenched socioecon. problems underlying situation examined; Operation Hunger's experience cited as example [Org. spokesperson John MALINGA - describes conditions here.] Various factors contributing to problem considered. [Operation Hunger director Ina PERLMAN - notes they do what govts. should be doing.] South Africa's black infant mortality rate noted.

Rather, Dan

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