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South Africa / Violence #315534

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 30, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Contd. student anti-government demonstrations in South Africa protesting upcoming whites-only elecs. reported; details given, scenes shown.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Martha Teichner) Role of right-wing extremist political orgs. in upcoming election examined; turnout for President P.W. Botha's National party speaker F.W. DeKlerk cited as example [For. minister Roelof "Pik" BOTHA - claims government's victory will allow faster progress.] Arguments of working class whites against progress explained. [Farmer Minaar van der MERWE - fears being run over by blacks.] [Conservative party spokesperson Andries TREURNICHT - promotes right-wing ideology.] Govt.'s effort to court rightist voters described. Concern over growth of Eugene Terre Blanche's neo-Nazi Afrikaner Resistance Mvt. noted; Terre Blanche quoted.

Rather, Dan;
Teichner, Martha

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