CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 01, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(Johannesburg, South Africa, R: Martha Teichner) Status of South African athletes, both black and white, because of international sanctions against nation due to its apartheid policies featured. Boxing match for American fighter Mike Weaver in Roodesport, South Africa, noted.; details given, scenes shown. [WEAVER - says situation here won't change if athletes don't come over.] Efforts by South Africa to attract international sports competitors because of international sanctions against South Africa examined. [Albuquerque, New Mexico, gymnastics coach Ed BIRCH - explains receiving death threats for taking high school team to South Africa.] [S. AFRICANS - call sanctions against country unfair.] Dilemma facing black South African athletes detailed; scenes shown, athletes named.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.