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Assistant Secretary of State Herman Cohen
[US pushes for negotiations in South Africa]
Original Airdate: 10/30/1989

Length: 00:04:32
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
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.

Contributor : Reporter
Carmen Fields
Format : Tape 6858   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 20164 
VHS cassette 106310 
Betacam cassette 106344 
digital betacam cassette 106345 

Subject : Keywords

Subject : Personal Names
Cohen, Herman
Fields, Carmen

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
African National Congress (ANC)

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Africa

Type : Genre
News - Television

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