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South Africa / Racial Unrest #98282

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 09, 1985
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(Studio) "United States News and World Report" said claiming South African government of President P.W. Botha is considering major reforms in its apartheid system; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Capetown, South Africa) Contd. racial violence throughout South Africa, now centering on black attacks on Indian community, examined; destruction of village founded by Mahatma Gandhi noted. United Democrat Front's assessment of situation mentioned. For. minister Roelof F. "Pik" Botha's continued Vienna, Austria, mtgs. with United States officials discussed. [Pik BOTHA - defs. government's policy.] Bishop Desmond Tutu's continued condemnation of apartheid system and call for jailed dissident Nelson Mandela to be include in the political system outlined.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter

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