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South Africa / Scandal #339333

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 20, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(London: Martha Teichner) "Dirty tricks" scandal in South Africa in which the government has admitted funneling money to the black opposition group Inkatha examined; scenes shown. [South African journalist Benjamin POGRUND - says this is what apartheid has always done.] [Cabinet minister Gerrit VILJOEN - defends aid.] Denial by government of charges that the army massacred black commuters on trains to drag the African National Congress (ANC) into tribal fighting noted; scenes shown. [Former policeman Nico BASSON - says move to discredit ANC still goes on.] [African National Congress president Nelson MANDELA - accuses the government of a double strategy of conducting a war while talking peace.] South African President F.W. de Klerk and the United States decision to lift sanctions mentioned.

Schieffer, Bob;
Teichner, Martha

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