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Reporter Marcus Jones
[Congressmen debate sanctions on South Africa]
Original Airdate: 7/22/1986

Length: 00:02:20
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports on Congressional debate over a bill that would impose sanctions on the apartheid regime in South Africa. Jones notes that Ronald Reagan (US President) is opposed to sanctions, but did impose a limited one-year trade embargo on South Africa last September. Jones' report includes footage of Reagan giving a speech. Jones reports that Reagan and his supporters believe that sanctions would hurt black South Africans more than they would help them. Jones adds that supporters of sanctions call Reagan's position hypocritical and illogical. Jones' report is accompanied by footage of the members of US Congress addressing the legislature about the sanctions issue. The congressmen include Stephen Solarz, Silvio Conte, Dan Burton, Edward Kennedy, and Bob Dole. George Bush (US Vice-President) is shown presiding over the US Senate. Jones reports that anti-apartheid leaders believe that the US must set an example for other nations by imposing sanctions on the South African government. Jones' report is accompanied by footage of laborers in South Africa and by footage of black South Africans. This tape contains additional footage of Prince Andrew of Great Britain and Sarah Ferguson (Andrew's fiancée).

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 4529   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 20155 
VHS cassette 102272 
Betacam cassette 102271 
digital betacam cassette 102270 

Subject : Keywords
Federal government

Subject : Personal Names
Burton, Dan
Bush, George H.W.
Conte, Silvio
Dole, Robert
Jones, Marcus
Kennedy, Edward
Reagan, Ronald
Solarz, Stephen

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Africa

Type : Genre
News - Television

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