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South Africa / Mandela #311884

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Durban, South Africa: Allen Pizzey) Possible bearing on United States policy here of report that CIA was instrumental in dissident Nelson Mandela's arrest 2 decades ago examined; background to story reviewed. Scenes shown. [Journalist James TOMLINS - believes Mandela was betrayed by United States consul in Durban.] Don Rickard's role as consular ofr. at the time noted; Rickard quoted on screen. Earlier reports that USSR betrayed Mandela recalled. [TOMLINS - is confident of his info.] Recent claims that United States and Britain have provided South African regime with intelligence information on African National Congress in exchange for information on Sovs. and Cubans in region recalled.

Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan

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