South Africa Now - Show #N508

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
September 19, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:22
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Italy
Language: English
0:12 - David Dinkins, Mayor of New York City; 0:45 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 2:08 - The uncensored news with Mweli Mzizi and Fana Kekana; 2:15 - VIOLENCE UPDATE reported by Nadja Smith: includes a press conference by ANC Deputy President Nelson Mandela, includes an interview of South African journalist Thandeka Gqubule, discusses murder, mayhem, commuter trains, Inkatha, the ANC (African National Congress), a hidden hand, F.W. de Klerk, police, balaclavas, migrant workers, single sex hostels, neo-Nazi groups, the AWB (Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging, Afrikaner Resistance Movement), a negotiated settlement, the security establishment, AK-47s, curfews, townships; 6:30 - U.S.A. VISIT reported by Phillip Tomlinson: includes interviews of Michael Clough of the Council on Foreign Relations and Jim Cason of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), includes video of Harry Bellefonte, discusses F.W. de Klerk's upcoming September 24th visit to Washington, President Bush, member of Congress, sanctions, South African Airways (SAA), safari holidays; 9:57 - RIGHT WING PROTESTS: discusses the Boerstaat Party, the South African Police (SAP), a bomb, the Weekly Mail film festival, stealing weapons; 10:31 - Desegregating the Schools: discusses whites only public schools, integrated private schools, the Conservative Party, protests, overcrowding, students, parents, anti-apartheid organizers, public education; 11:12 - COVERING THE COVERAGE: discusses South Africa Now's difficulties in getting visas to South Africa, Danny Schechter, Rory O'Conner, a Roper poll; 12:08 - FRONTLINE FOCUS with Joseph Diescho: includes a report by Bob Coen with interviews of Father Giocondo Pagliara and Antonio Gumende of the Mozambique Information Agency, discusses the Frelimo government, the Renamo rebels, negotiations towards a peaceful settlement, the Mozambican church, President Chissano, religious freedom, refugees, Roman Catholic priests, shots, missionaries, machineguns, Alfonso Dhlakama, traditional leaders, South African destabilization, political goals, elections, the Pope, the Italian prime minister, peace, war, a free market economy, a multi-party political system; 19:37 - Culture ZIMBABWE THEATRE: includes video excerpts from "The Rise and Shine of Comrade Fiasco", includes interviews of playwright/director Andrew Whaley and actor Simon Shumba, discusses the Edinburgh theater festival, Zimbabwe’s liberation war, Comrade Disaster, Zimbabwe’s first ten years of freedom, a prison

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