South Africa Now - Show #N504

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
August 22, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 33:05
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
0:11 - City Volunteer Corps; 0:41 - The week South Africa Now reports these stories; 2:14 - The uncensored news with Fana Kekana and Mweli Mzizi; 2:19 - VIOLENCE ERUPTS reported by Phillip Tomlinson: includes video of Soweto, includes interviews of independent journalist Ken Kaplan and Wits University sociologist Graham Simpson, includes video of a statement by ANC Deputy Secretary General Walter Sisulu, includes the voice of ANC Information Director Pallo Jordan on South African independent radio, discusses the death toll, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), the ANC (African National Congress), Zulu Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, police with guns, armored vehicles and trucks, tear gas, Nelson Mandela, a peace forum, apartheid, ethnic antagonism, jobs, housing, political conflict, negotiations, apartheid, the armed struggle, migrant workers, township residents, the South African government; 7:25 - LABOR WATCH Banking firm severing ties: Los Angeles-based Security Pacific Corporation announced withdrawal from marketing socks in South African gold and diamond companies, discusses California’s state and local municipalities, the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), LABOR WATCH reported by Emily Kasriel: includes interviews of Zenzeleni desiger Don Joseph, Zenzeleni Shop Steward Yusaf Smith, and Zenzeleni General Manager Glenn Cormack, discusses, T-shirts, the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU), COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions), cooperative industry, jobs; 11:26 - FRONTLINE FOCUS reported by Joseph Diescho: discusses the peace process in Angola and Mozambique, military attacks by rebel groups, CIA-backed UNITA rebels, talks with Renamo in Italy, the Frelimo government, a multiparty system, a one party state; 12:09 - COVERING THE COVERAGE: includes a report by Globalvision President Rory O'Connor, reports a new tourism campaign is underway, discusses visas, the state department, sanctions, foreign exchange, an advertising supplement by South African Airways (SAA) in Avenue magazine, the South African Consulate in New York; 14:34 - IN DEPTH, HOMELANDS: includes excerpts of a South African government film, includes interviews of Dean T.S. Farisani at Pacific Lutheran Seminary and ANC Representative Nomazizi Sokudela, includes excerpts of "RE TLA BONA" produced by Elayne Proctor and "GIRLS APART" produced by Toni Strausbourg, discusses Bophuthatswana, political prisoners, forced removals, Bantustans, baron and isolated land, Venda, independent homelands, South African citizenship, Transkei, sanitation, health facilities, running water, education, employment, cheap labor, white companies, labor reservoirs; 21:36 – CULTURE, THE PEOPLE'S PHOTOGRAPHER: includes an interview of photographer David Lurie, includes photographs courtesy of David C. Turnley, discusses migrant workers, miners, black people, the gold mines of Johannesburg, fruit farms in the Western Cape, farm laborers, exploitation, subsistence wages, single sex hostels, homelessness, squatter camp Sun City, the oppression of apartheid; 26:24 - Keith Haring Foundation donates "Free South Africa" poster proceeds to South Africa Now

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