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South Africa / Racial Violence #542543

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 24, 1985
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(NYC) State Department spokesperson Chester Crocker's call for change in South African government's apartheid policies as racial violence in region increases reported.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(South Africa) Status of continued riots in black twps. examined; films shown courtesy American Film Institution
REPORTER: Michael Buerk

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) Senator Lowell Weicker reported introduction amendment banning all new United States bank loans to South African government [WEICKER - will no longer condone apartheid.] Impact of Thursday massacre of blacks by South African police on Reagan admin.'s policy considered. [Thursday, Secretary of State George SHULTZ - won't defense police action.] [Thur President REAGAN - blames "element in South Africa."] [Lobbyist Randall ROBINSON - considers Reagan a racist.] [CROCKER - supports administration policy.] [WEICKER - feels United States policy has created current conditions.] Weicker's bill imposing limited economy sanctions outlined, discussed.
REPORTER: Anne Garrels

Buerk, Michael;
Garrels, Anne;
Palmer, John

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