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South Africa / Mandela in United States / Bush Meeting #333405

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 25, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Nelson Mandela reported urging President Bush to keep up economic sanctions against South African government.

(White House: Wyatt Andrews) Clash between Bush and Mandela over latter's views on violence in the fight to end apartheid; scenes shown. [BUSH - quotes Martin Luther King, Junior] [MANDELA - explains that when South African government allows no free political activity the people may resort to violence.] Mandela noted seeking foreign aid on his United States visit. [MANDELA - explains what course would lead to cessation of hostilities.] Mandela's remarks about Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi, PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat and Fidel Castro recalled. [Representative William DANNEMEYER - criticizes invitation to Mandela to speak before Congress.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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