South Africa Now - Show #105

by Rory O'Connor (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
November 1, 1988
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 24:52
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Africa, Angola, Cote d'Ivoire, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Canada, Europe
Language: English
0:45 - South Africa Now, this week featuring these stories; 1:56 - host Fana Kekana; 2:00 - South African municipal election: video of Rev. Allan Boesak of the United Democratic Front (UDF) at New York’s Riverside Church and Rev. Jesse Jackson at the UN, interview of David Coetzee of Southscan, discusses the Conservative Party (CP), the National Party (NP), the Progressive Federal Party (PFP), the State of Emergency, black townships, black rural areas, the Afrikaner constituency, free and fair elections; 5:23 - The OAU View: interview of OAU (Organization of African Unity) Ambassador Oumarou Youssoufou, video of South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) coverage of P.W. Botha’s visit to Europe and the Ivory Coast, discusses South African efforts to cultivate relations with African States, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Pik Botha, apartheid, the Transvaal province;  6:49 - Apartheid and the Press: phone interview of filmmaker Kevin Harris, video of the film Namibia: No Easy Way To Freedom, discusses the Security Police, Oshakati military headquarters, Kassinga, the Cassinga massacre, the Mariental detainees; 9:14 - excerpts of a report by The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour, discusses press restrictions, media coverage, censorship, CBS, NBC, ABC, nightly newscasts, report by the Canadian government; 10:10 - The candidates on South Africa: video of the Democratic National Convention including of Jesse Jackson and Michael Dukakis, video of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, interviews of Rob Jones of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Michael Clough of the Council on Foreign Relations and Richard Leonard, George Bush, the Bush Campaign, sanctions, Constructive Engagement, Jonas Savimbi, aid to UNITA, the Angolan negotiations, the CIA, General van den Bergh, Lee Atwater, Black, Manafort and Stone, UNITA, Stuart Spencer; 16:58 - Culture, Lady Smith Black Mambazo reported by Mweli Mzizi: interviews of Joseph Shabalala and Duma Ndlovu of Woza Afrika Foundation, discusses Paul Simon, the album Graceland, the cultural boycott, the Grammy Awards, Zulu dance, music

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