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South Africa / Waldheim / Capetown Riots #490075

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 02, 1976
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(Studio) United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim says potential for major disaster in South Africa growing and time to prevent it short. Rioting in Capetown spreads to white shopping areas today.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(No location given) (Films of Capetown riots shown.) Report on riots in Capetown's white downtown section. Govt. has tried detention without trial, though practice has been denounced by South African council of churches. [Justice minister says South Africa not police state and he bears none of imprisoned ill, but asks how is he to keep peace in cntry. they both love.]
REPORTER: John Dancy

Brinkley, David

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