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South Africa / Racial Unrest, United States Policy #98762

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 05, 1985
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(Studio) Reagan administration's opposition to economy sanctions against South Africa noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Pretoria, South Africa) Latest outbreak of racial violence, following last night's attacks in white suburbs, examined; scenes shown. [POLICE - warns news crew.] [Celia SMITH - describes attack.] Govt.'s public relations campaign against United States economy sanctions outlined on screen. [Deputy foreign minister Louis NEL - claims sanctions will harm whole of southern Africa.]
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) President Reagan's consideration of economy sanctions before Congress noted. [State Department spokesperson Bernard KALB - reiterates administration's position.] [Senator Richard LUGAR - disagrees.] Possible White House strategy in effort to head off veto override outlined on screen, explained.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter

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