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Reagan-Tutu Meeting / US-South Africa Rel. #535284

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 1984
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(Studio) Nobel Peace Prize winner S African Bishop Desmond Tutu's denouncement of President Reagan's policy toward S African government's apartheid system and Reagan's rationalization recalled.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(DC) Reagan-Tutu meeting at White House today examined; films shown. [TUTU - believes Reagan policy has worsened blacks' lot in South Africa.] [REAGAN - disagrees; takes credit for South Africa's release of some political prisoners.] Contd. anti-apartheid demonstrations across United States noted. [Trans-Africa spokesperson Randall ROBINSON - believes demonstrators' are responsible for prisoners' release.] Conservative Republicans said calling for curtailment of United States investments in South Africa. [Senator Nancy KASSEBAUM - notes black S Africans' feel Reagan admin.'s silence means United States doesn't care.]
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

Mitchell, Andrea;
Utley, Garrick

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