South Africa Now - Show #204

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States Undated, about March 1, 1989
Duration: 28:12
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
0:07 - Ossie Davis; 0:47 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 1:38 - All these stories and more on South Africa Now with Fana Kekana and Mweli Mzizi; 1:47 -  Hunger Strikers Released: interviews of Adotei Akwei of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Francis Montsitsi and Gabu Tagwana of The New Nation, phone interview of Brigadier Leon Mellet, video of Dan Montsitsi and Rev. Frank Chikane of the South African Council of Churches (SACC), video of press conference by writer Nadine Gordimer, discusses the Minister of Law and Order Adriaan Vlok, political detainees, detention without trial, restrictions, the State of Emergency, the apartheid system, Witwatersrand University, public protest, lawyers; 6:09 - Update on Winnie Mandela: interviews of Tom Lodge and people on the street in Johannesburg, press conference by Frank Chikane, video of Richard Cohen on the television program "The 11th Hour" on WNET, discusses UDF (United Democratic Front) leaders, Stompie Moeketsi, the Mandela United football club, bodyguards, children, the African National Congress (ANC), propaganda, the South Africa Police (SAP); 10:18 -  Namibia Road to Freedom: interviews of Vazera Kandetu of the Namibian Council of Churches and SWAPO President Sam Nujoma, discusses the Security Forces, political activity, political parties, the De Beers Corporation, Anglo American Corporation, diamonds, white settlers, hunger, disease, malnutrition, children; 12:15 - The South African Lobby by Investigative Editor by Eric Nadler: interviews of Sanford Unger, Gay McDougal, South African journalist Allister Sparks, Roy Innes of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and Robert Dumas of the U.S. Catholic Conference, discusses the Justice Department, lobbyist for foreign governments, Ronald Reagan, sanctions, John Sears, President George Bush, Constructive Engagement, Peter Teeley, the International Gold Corporation of South Africa, Vice President Dan Quale, Stuart Spencer, Democrats, Republicans, Capitol Hill, the Executive Branch, anti-apartheid demonstrators, Riley & Fox, TransAfrica, Joseph Lowery, the Bishop Tutu Refugee Fund, North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms, Tom Bolan, journalists, the New York Post, William Buckley Jr., John McGoff, the Panax newspaper chain, The Washington Star, the Sacramento Union, Ed Meese, a cover-up operation, William Keyes; 19:45 - Culture, Abdullah Ibrahim: excerpts of the video "A Brother With Perfect Timing" curtsey of Rhapsody Films Home Video, discusses Dollar Brand, the Soweto Uprising

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