This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) Conditions in South Africa, under state of emergency on anniversary of Soweto riots of 1976, described. Press censorship noted. Restrictions on activist Winnie Mandela cited; continued imprisonment of Mandela's husband, Nelson, mentioned. Remarks of Bishop Desmond Tutu quoted. Report introduced.
(Johannesburg, South Africa: Allen Pizzey) Current conditions in Soweto and rest of country described; scenes shown. [TUTU - describes Soweto today.] [Bureau for Info. spokesperson Brigadier Leon MELLET - comments.] 1976 riots, begun over issue of blacks' schooling in Afrikaans language, recalled; scenes shown. [Antoinette PETERSEN - talks about riots in which her brother, Hector, was first shooting victim.] ["Time" magazine photographer Peter MAGUBANE - comments.] [Retired South African policeman Brigadier Theuns SWANEPOEL - comments.] African National Congress mentioned. [Tsietsi MALEHO - describes effects of riots on his life.] Govt.-sanctioned celebrations said to include that of Zulu chief Gatsha Buthelezi's political movement Church services noted. [TUTU - speaks to congregation.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Details given with regard to press censorship in South Africa, include one comparison to USSR .
(London, England: Steve Kroft) Scenes from past incidents in South Africa shown. Report concerns actual power of white minority government in South Africa. [Former intelligence officer Craig WILLIAMSON - comments on government power to eliminate African National Congress] [S. African morning newspapers spokesperson John BATTERSBY - comments.] Recent incident in Durban noted. [Pol. scientist Tom LODGE - comments.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Deportation appeal of CBS News camera operator Wim de Vos reported denied by South African authorities.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Incr. pressure on United States and other West govts., include Israel, to change positions on economy relations with South Africa reported
(DC: Lesley Stahl) Demonstrations against apartheid in DC, Chicago, Atlanta and Tallahassee, Florida, reported [Anti-apartheid leader Randall ROBINSON - comments on United States administration position.] Congress actions noted; Senator television scenes shown. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - comments.] [President REAGAN - refuses questions.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - comments.] [Assistant Secretary of State Alan KEYES - comments.] Congress Republicans' remarks to Reagan with regard to position on South Africa and Congress opposition to other key foreign policy issues quoted.
(Paris, France: Doug Tunnell) Ambiguity in west Europe with regard to action to take toward South Africa reported; scenes shown. African National Congressional leader Oliver Tambo's presence in Paris, France, to discuss economy sanctions with government representatives reported [TAMBO - comments on need for sanctions.] Position of European foreign mins. at meeting in Luxembourg noted. French foreign minister Jacques Chirac's refusal to answer questions cited. Demonstrations in Holland and at the Hague reported; scenes shown. Trade conference with regard to South Africa, held in Paris, said to have no official representatives from cntry.'s biggest trade partners, include United States. [Harry BELAFONTE - comments on United States absence at conf.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Upcoming House vote on aid to Nicaraguan Contra rebels in fight against Sandinistas reported President Reagan's comments reported; details given, scenes shown. Reagan's meeting with rebel leaders from Afghanistan re: Soviet presence in their country reported; details given, scenes shown Rebels' visit to Tomb of Unknown Soldier at Arlington, Virginia, noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Supreme Court reported to withhold announcement with regard to decision on Congress role according to Gramm-Rudman law, possibly due to early report of decision by ABC News.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Rita Braver) Nancy Reagan's involvement in national program against drug abuse noted; scenes shown. Attorney General Edwin Meese's presence mentioned. [REAGAN - comments.] Justice Department grant for program cited; details given, scenes shown. Suspension of program reported [Justice Department spokesperson Verne SPEIRS - announces suspension.] Department concerns with regard to program noted; details given, scenes shown. Program contacts with baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth cited; other problems outlined. [Justice Department spokesperson James WOOTTON - comments.] Investigations by Congress cmtes. reported [Representative Dale KILDEE - comments.] [Interim chairperson Robert BALDWIN - comments.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report given on crash of traffic report helicopter for WLTV in Jacksonville, Florida, resulting in deaths of reporter Julie King Silver and pilot William "Buddy" Smith, &injuries to camera operator Bret Snyder; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Conditions reported for recent infant heart transplant patients, "Baby Jesse," in Loma Linda, California, and "Baby Calvin," in Louisville, Kentucky; scenes shown. Report introduced.
(San Bernardino County, California: David Dow) Report concerns "Baby Moses" who has survived longest with infant heart transplant; details given, scenes shown. [Baby's MOTHER - comments.] [Transplant surgeon Dr. Leonard BAILEY - comments.] [MOTHER - comments.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Details given with regard to prison conditions and results of overcrowding.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Supreme Court decision on Norfolk, Virginia, busing for integration reported Report introduced with regard to comparison of United States civil rights movement and current situation in South Africa; details given, scenes shown. Involvement in US civil rights movement of Atlanta mayor Andrew Young recalled. [YOUNG - states similarities in United States and South African situations.] Other scenes shown. [President Lyndon B. JOHNSON - announces signing of Civil Rights Act of 1964.] Differences in 2 situations outlined. [South Africa President P.W. BOTHA - comments.] Comparison and contrast of Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King, Junior given. ["Philadelphia Inquirer" newspaper editor Edwin GUTHMAN - states impact of press on United States civil rights movement] Recent Amnesty International concert mentioned; scenes shown. [YOUNG - comments about South Africa.]