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South Africa / Vorster Resignation #500707

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 20, 1978
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(Studio) South Africa Prime Min. John Vorster's resignation reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Pretoria, South Africa) Announcement that Vorster government's last act will be to hold elecs. for independence of Namibia, effectively halting United Nations plan for similar action later, noted. Effect of this decision on United States and UN reported; possibility of UN-imposed economy sanctions on South Africa stated. Carter administration's concerns about sanctions and probable disregard of them detailed. [VORSTER - discusses plans for transition to independence for Namibia.] Problems of Namibia and Rhodesian guerrilla war facing Vorster's successor outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Ackerman

Ackerman, Tom;
Brinkley, David

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