The Oklahoma News Report

Ambassador Perkins

Clip: Season 4 Episode 412 | 3m 30s

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Former U.S. Ambassador Edward Perkins speaks at hunger awareness function and tells the story about his meeting with Secretary of State George Shultz and President Ronald Reagan in the Oval Office. Perkins and the President discussed the ambassador’s appointment as the first black U.S. ambassador to South Africa and how he given the unique assignment to dismantle apartheid without violence.

Aired: 09/28/14 | Rating: NR

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