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South Africa-US Relations / Visit / Mandela / Violence #577367

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 24, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) President Bush reported meeting with South African President F.W. de Klerk; scenes shown of protest; Nelson Mandela's visit last June mentioned. [BUSH - praises De Klerk.] Bush's campaign to bring blacks into Republican party detailed. [BUSH - campaigns for Washington, DC, mayoral candidate Maurice Turner.] [De KLERK - promises more change.] [Representative William GRAY III - comments on South African democracy.] Sanctions mentioned.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Soweto: Robin Lloyd) Winnie Mandela's trial on charges of kidnapping and assault in connection with 1988 killing examined; possibility that government is trying to discredit Nelson Mandela and African National Congress (ANC) noted; scenes shown of rally for Mandelas outside Soweto courthouse; trial and black factional fighting reported straining talks to end white rule; de Klerk noted discounting charges of police and white wing involvement. [WOMAN - says policemen burned the shacks.] [Nelson MANDELA - talks about De Klerk.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Nelson Mandela quoted from interview on BBC tonight.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Lloyd, Robin

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