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South Africa / Botha Resignation #328514

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 14, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Richard Wagner) President P.W. Botha reported forced to resign after cabinet coup; details given, scenes shown. [BOTHA - resigns.] Botha's successor F.W. de Klerk reported meeting with Zambia's President Ken. Kaunda, who has given refuge to African National Congress [De KLERK - commends Botha's decision.] [Conservative party spokesperson Clive DERBY-LEWIS, Mass Democrat Mvt. spokesperson Cassim SALOOJEE - criticize de Klerk.] Upcoming elecs. noted. Opposition to de Klerk reported increase from all sides; anti- apartheid movement mentioned.

Schieffer, Bob;
Wagner, Richard

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