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South Africa / Racial Unrest, Common Market, Sanctions #545164

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 01, 1985
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(Studio) Bishop Desmond Tutu's successful defusing of clash between South African police and black funeral participants detailed; films shown. His promise to challenge government's ban on public funerals noted. [TUTU - recognizes his religious commitment over nation's laws.] Common Mkt. ntns. reported recalling their ambs. from South Africa.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Capitol Hill debate over economy sanctions against South Africa and outcome of vote examined. [Representatives Stephen SOLARZ, Mickey EDWARDS - favor econ. sanctions.] [Senator Jesse HELMS - uses domino theory as justification for his threat to prevent Senate vote until fall.] House-approved sanctions listed on screen. [Representative William BROOMFIELD - would like President Reagan to assume leadership against South Africa's apartheid government] Letter from Broomfield and other House Republicans warning President of enough votes to override veto mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob

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