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Carter / South Africa / Possible Sanctions / Effects #491038

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 25, 1977
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(Studio) president Carter says he's decided what will be United States stand on sanctions against South Africa, being discussed in UN. Doesn't say what he's decided.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Report on Carter comments with regard to decision on United States stand on South Africa. [CARTER - cites types of sanctions possible; notes desire for peace in Rhodesia, Namibia and South Africa. possible effects on American investment in South Africa noted; American use of Export-Import Bank cited. Reasons United States can't afford to completely alienate South Africa include need for help in Rhodesia and Namibia situations and South Africa's potential for building nuclear arsenal.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Effect of economy sanctions on South Africa and also on United States business cited.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Report on trade between United States and South Africa and how sanctions would affect it. One United States boycott against South Africa at present is that no United States Navy ship may visit South African ports.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) Report by Reuters news agency cited, regarding comment of National Security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski to West German audience with regard to 1 man-1 vote to South Africa.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom;
Woodruff, Judy

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