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Senate / Sanctions #311485

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) Senator approval of further economy sanctions against. South Africa examined; scenes shown. [Senators Richard LUGAR, Malcolm WALLOP - debate issue.] Sanctions approved by Senator outlined, discussed; President Reagan's opposition to sanctions noted. [Reverend Allan BOESAK - criticizes Reagan's dishonesty.]

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Steve Kroft) Student demonstrations protesting political detentions under state of emergency noted; reaction of various groups to sanctions issue discussed. Scenes shown. President P.W. Botha's comments on sanctions recalled, quoted; role of Nelson Mandela in debate considered.

Kroft, Steve;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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