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South Africa / Assassination Plot / Mandela in United States / Sanctions #575786

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 22, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) News out of South Africa of possible plot to assassinate Nelson Mandela and South African President F.W. de Klerk reported; scenes shown of Mandela at the UN, where he made a speech against apartheid. Aid to African National Congress (ANC) from PLO leader Yasir Arafat, Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi and Cuba's Fidel Castro noted. [On ABC News "Nightline", MANDELA - says they place resources at our disposal.] Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) Issue of continued economic sanctions against white South Africa examined. [MANDELA - says sanctions should be kept in place until changes take place in South Africa.] Mandela's strategy of nationalization of mining and financial institutions and other monopolies detailed; details given of his meeting with business leaders concerned about this approach. [Port Authority chairman Richard LEONE - says American companies could be involved in development projects.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Mandela's meeting Monday with President Bush mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike

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