[US pushes for negotiations in South Africa]
Original Airdate: 10/30/1989
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Carmen Fields interviews Herman Cohen (Assistant Undersecretary for African Affairs) about South Africa. Fields reports that the African National Congress held its first public rally in thirty years yesterday. Fields notes that the ANC celebrated the release of ANC political leaders. In the interview, Cohen says that the US is encouraging the South African government to negotiate with the black majority. Cohen discusses the recent change in political climate in South Africa. He talks about the possibility of negotiations between the black majority and the government. Cohen says that the South African government must lift restrictions on political organizations like the ANC. He says that the US may lift some sanctions if the South African government makes progress toward ending apartheid. Cohen talks about the effects of sanctions on the South African government. Fields report is accompanied by footage of an ANC rally on October 29, 1989.
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African National Congress (ANC)
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News - Television
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