ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 1978
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(Studio) GM's formal announcement of planned expenditures to improve conditions for black workers in South Africa detailed. Earlier report on GM efforts in South Africa, often in defiance of cntry.'s laws, recalled. Report is on other efforts by another company in South Africa.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(No location given) Plans by South Africa's largest gold mining company and largest employer of black labor in country to upgrade skills of black miners to enable them to be equal with and do work now done exclusively by white miners noted. [Anglo-American Company spokesperson Dennis ETHERIDGE - states reasons for plans; notes there aren't enough wts. in country to meet skilled needs.]
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner
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