CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 23, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Pretoria, South Africa: Martha Teichner) President P.W. Botha reported giving Sharpeville Six reprieve with long prison sentences. [RELATIVE - comments on prison.] Botha noted also granting reprieve to white police officers sentenced to death. [RELATIVE - expresses joy.] ["Sharpeville Six" defense attorney Prakash DIAR -expresses outrage with regard to clients' treatment.] Citizens shown petitioning government to end death penalty; details given.
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