NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan said apologizing for his recent claim that South Africa has eliminated racial segregation.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) [REAGAN - apologizes, explains.] [Last Week, voice of REAGAN - claims South Africa has eliminated segregation; remarks transcribed on screen.] His defense of policy toward South Africa outlined on screen. Chief of staff Don. Regan's message to Senator Robert Dole with regard to President's desire to avoid politically harmful confrontation with Congress over economy sanctions cited. White House proposal outlined on screen. [DOLE - considers its possible success.] [Representative Vin WEBER - wants Reagan to reassure country that Republican party doesn't tolerate racism.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
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