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Apartheid Protests #88497

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 06, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) Pol. problems for both South African government and Reagan administration from increase protests across United States against that nation's apartheid system examined; films shown. Doug. and Rory Kennedy, children of late Senator Robert Kennedy, noted among those arrested today; recent arrests of several prominent officials said apparently pressuring United States government into responding. [Senator Richard LUGAR - will have his committee investigate United States policy toward South Africa.] Lugar mentioned meeting with Jesse Jackson; group of Republican Congress reported writing South African ambassador threatening legislative action. [Representative Vin WEBER - comments.] President Reagan reported meeting tomorrow with South African Bishop and Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu; details given.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

Reporter(s):
Koppel, Ted;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:01:50

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