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South Africa / Sanctions #311883

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Discord within British Commonwealth over Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's refusal to endorse hard-line sanctions against South Africa reported; details given, scenes shown. [Prime Min. Rajiv GANDHI - feels Britain has lost its leadership role due to compromising on moral principles.]

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Steve Kroft) Reaction here to Commonwealth's limited sanctions featured. [Bahamian Prime Min. Lynden PINDLING - thinks sanctions agreed to will hurt South Africa economically.] Possibility of European sanctions &econ. implications for South Africa considered. [For. minister Roelof "Pik" BOTHA - attacks Commonwealth move.] Retaliation plan aimed at South Africa's Commonwealth ntns. outlined. [BOTHA - warns Commonwealth.]

Kroft, Steve;
Rather, Dan

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