South Africa Now - Show #N208

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States December 21, 1989
Duration: 29:15

0:06 - Most recent footage of Nelson Mandela; 0:41 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories: Interview of Thabo Mbeki, video of Jimmy Carter, discusses censorship, press; 1:38 - This week South Africa Now looks back to 1989 and looks ahead to the 90s in this special year in this special year end addition with hosts Fana Kekana and Carolyn Craven; 2:30 - The top ten stories; 2:40 - 10 Peace in Angola reported by Mweli Mzizi: interviews of Dr. Adewale Troutman, Angolan Foreign Minister Pedro de Castro van Dunem (Loy), Assistant Secretary of State Herman Cohen and Omorou Yousoufou of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), discusses CIA-backed UNITA forces, the Angolan government, Jonas Savimbi, a peace accord, Cuban troops,  Zaire's President Mobutu Sese Seko, Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos, a ceasefire,  genocide, amputees, negotiations; 5:20 - 9 Destabilization: interviews of David Martin of the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, South African South editor Govin Reddy, Mozambique People's Assembly President Marcelino dos Santos and Leonard S. Spector of the Carnegie Endowment, includes footage courtesy of CARE, footage from Mozambique-Scenes from a Crime (RTE Ireland), footage from Mozambique Television, discusses the Frontline States, apartheid, war-related deaths, children, the United Nations Economic Commission, Renamo, a missile, nuclear weapons research; 7:50 - 8 Poverty in South Africa: interviews of Carnegie study authors Francis Wilson and Dr. Mamphele Ramphele, video from a South African government film and Girls Apart produced by Chris Sheppard and Claude Sauvegeot, photographs from South Africa: The Cordoned Heart edited by Omar Badsha, discusses black poverty, the Carnegie Corporation, gold, diamonds, black housing, Soweto, land distribution, monthly earnings, hovels, the minimum living level, the reserves, the homelands, the Bantustans, discrimination; 9:59 - 7 Death Squads report by Phillip Tomlinson: interviews of Max Coleman of the South African Human Rights Commission and Albie Sachs, discusses ANC leader Dulcie September, Ruth First, SWAPO leader Anton Lubowski, David Webster, police hit squads, F.W. de Klerk, the national security system, soldiers, the Trojan Horse Incident, demonstrators; 12:08 - 6 Sanctions: Interviews of Bobby Godsell of the Anglo-American Corporation, Jay Naidoo of COSATU (Congress of South Africa Trade Unions) and Rev. Jesse Jackson, video of Rev. Allan Boesak, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Sol Marzullo of the International Chamber of Commerce and protest against Shell Oil in Holland, discusses divestment, the economic noose, the oil trade, the oil embargo, the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986, international pressure, transnational corporations, Coca-Cola, Ford, GM (General Motors), GE (General Electric), loans, banks, Manufacturers Hanover, Citibank; 15:00 - 5 The Mandelas reported by Nadja Smith: interviews of South African lawyer George Bizos, Michael Clough of the Council of Foreign Relations and South African journalist Alistair Sparks, video of a press conference by Murphy Morobe of the United Democratic Front (UDF), discusses Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela, the African National Congress (ANC), Stompie Moeketsi; 17:57 - 4 F.W. de Klerk reported by Stuart Sender: interview of Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda, video of speeches by Andries Treuernicht of the Conservative Party, F.W. de Klerk and Rev. Allan Boesak, discusses the National Party, an apartheid election, P.W. Botha, the Democratic Party, Afrikaner nationalism, political rights, reform, democracy, the vote, anti-apartheid activists; 20:58 - 3 Defiance: interview of Matt Essau, video of the Conference for a Democratic Future and Lieutenant Gregory Rockman of the South African Police (SAP), discusses the Defiance Campaign, prison hunger strikes, detention without trial, political detainees, opening segregated facilities, unbanning organizations, protests, whites-only hospitals, demonstrations, whites-only beaches, guns, dogs, teargas, brutality, the Delmas Treason Trial; 23:49 - 2 Leaders Released reported by Jay Weiss:  interview of anti-apartheid activist Albertina Sisulu and Jay Naidoo of COSATU, video of ANC leader Walter Sisulu, discusses political prisoners; 25:46 - 1 SWAPO wins in Namibia, Namibia Watch with Joseph Diescho: video of a statement by Sam Nujoma of SWAPO, discusses the Namibia elections, majority rule, a Constituent Assembly, the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA), independence, a new constitution [Note: apparently the correct spelling of names are Oumarou Youssoufou, Mamphela Ramphele, Claude Sauvageot, Sal Marzullo, Andries Treurnicht and Matt Esau.]


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