South Africa Now - Show #N707

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
March 13, 1991
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 32:24
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
0:30 - Murphy Morobe, United Democratic Front; 1:00 - Summary of stories in this episode; 2:13 - Anchors Thandeka Gqubule and Fana Kekana; 2:20 - Winnie Mandela Trial, perspective of Phillip Tomlinson: discusses the warlike climate in Soweto, the South African Police (SAP),press freedom, dogs, demonstration protesting the jailing of journalist Patrick Lawrence; 5:13 - Gatsha Buthelezi: discusses the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), violence, Nelson Mandela, the ANC ; 5:33 - UDF Dissolves: includes an interview of Murphy Morobe, includes video of a statement to the press by Mohammed Valli Moosa, video of a South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) report including a statement to the press by Terror Lekota, discusses the United Democratic Front (UDF), the African National Congress (ANC), defiance campaigns, segregated hospitals, apartheid; 8:04 - Update on violence: discusses Alexandra and Soweto townships, Zulu hostel dwellers; 8:27 - Development within the rightwing:  includes video of a SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation) report by Anton Enus, Afrikaner Resistance Movement (Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging, AWB), murder, death threats against Nelson Mandela and F.W. de Klerk, Eugène Terre'Blanche, bombing of civilian targets, Parliament, constitutional structures, hunger strike, indemnity; 9:31 - Political Exiles: includes video of a March 7 celebration reception for returning exiles at Jan Smuts Airport; 10:57 - Anti-apartheid movement:  includes video of a speech by Prexy Nesbitt of the Mozambique Support Network (MSN),  discusses Dell Computer Corporation severing its ties with its South African distributor; Operation PUSH, Jesse Jackson, a speaking invitation to Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, sanctions, divestment campaigns; 11:49 - Detroit and the ANC: includes a phone interview of Mayor Coleman Young’s press secretary Bob Berg, discusses the Nelson Mandela Freedom Fund; 12:55 - Frontline Focus report by Joseph Diescho: includes an interviews of TVE Program Editor Teresa Noyueira and TVE Editor-in-Chief Hilarlo Matusse, discusses Mozambique's only television station, TVE (Televisión Experimental), war, the Beira Corridor, Renamo; 16:23 - Sharpeville Massacre reported by Nadja Smith: includes an interviews of Johnson Mhlambo of the Pan-Africanist Congress,  author/journalist Lewis Nkosi and Oliver Tambo, includes video of a film Mandela that recreates the Sharpeville Massacre, discusses peaceful protest against pass laws, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), defiance march to the police station in Sharpeville, dum dum bullets, the ANC (African National Congress), Chief Luthuli, Robert Sobukwe, nonviolence, armed struggle; 23:04-Cleaveland Tribute: reported by Mweli Mzizi: report on the the Waza Festival, includes video of the play "By the Pool" at the Cleveland Playhouse, includes interviews of playwright Stuart Conn,  actor Tonia Rowe, actor Angela Thorton and artistic director Josephine Abady, discusses a photo exhibition of the Soweto Uprising by Peter Magubane, apartheid

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