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South Africa / United Nations Sanctions / United States Proposal #491053

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 26, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter's decision that United States should vote for sanctions against South Africa for its recent crackdowns on blacks, along with black African and 3rd world ntns., and concerns of United States allies with regard to decision, noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Ambassador Andrew Young's efforts to work for compromise in sanctions noted. [British delegation spokesperson David BRIGHTY - cites progress.] Rptd. details of United States proposal cited. [Tanzania ambassador Salim SALIM - states importance of United States support of arms embargo and goals of black African ntns. in this issue.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Present mandatory sanction being discussed and requested one of several years ago, cited.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Report on ineffectiveness of 1963 voluntary arms embargo against France. South Africa's arms purchases, despite embargo, from France, West Germany, Belgium and Israel noted. (Films shown.) Items listed, in which South Africa is totally self-reliant. Possible effects of new arms and economy sanctions against country considered.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) Broadcast time of Carter press conference on Thursday noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Pettit, Tom
Duration:
00:04:20

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