South Africa Now - Show #N106

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
September 6, 1989
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:53

0:21 - Susan Taylor, Essence Magazine; 0:53-This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 2:04 - The news with Fana Kekana and Carolyn Craven; 2:07 - South African Elections; 2:27 - Defiance Campaigns Builds reported by Nadja Smith: video of statements by Rev. Allan Boesak of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches and Mpho Tutu, phone interview of Jay Naidoo, video from CBS Evening News, ABC News and NBC News, protests, demonstrations, the black majority, arrests, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the whites only beach of Addington, riot police, hospitals, the civil rights movement, COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions), NACTU (National Council of Trade Unions), a work stay-away, F.W. de Klerk, Durban, Cape Town, a church service, purple dye, batons, rubber whips, security forces, peaceful protesters; 6:01 - Defiance Campaign continues: discusses elections, a school boycott, a one hour a day work stoppage, a consumer boycott; 6:20 - The Conservatives US Link reported by Village Voice correspondent Joe Conason: video of speech Andries Treurnicht of the Conservative Party, interviews of Amy Moritz of the National Center for Public Policy and William F. Buckley Jr. of National Review, Carolyn Craven interview of Joe Conason, discusses the Afrikaner people, the National Party, apartheid, the World Anti-Communist League, American conservatives, black majority rule, racial reforms, lobbyist David Finzer, American rightwing groups, neo-Nazis, the Jim Crow right, register as a foreign agent, the Department of Justice; 11:35 - Angola Victims of War reported by Phillip Tomlinson: video of press conference with Rev. Ben Chavis of the United Church of Christ and Newark Medical Director Dr. Adewale Troutman, interview of Assistant Secretary of State Herman Cohen, discusses UNITA, the CIA, the MPLA government, motor fire, U.S supplied weapons, a healthcare system, the Bush administration, Jonas Savimbi, aid to UNITA, victims of war, Cuban troop; 15:26 - Namibia Watch with Joseph Diescho: discusses UN resolution 435, the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), atrocities, The Weekly Mail, President Sam Nujoma's wife, a South African spy, peacekeeping troops, the UN Security Council; 16:53 - National Association of Black Journalists (NCBJ):  interviews of Lynn James of Newsweek magazine, Gerald Fraser of the New York Times, Susan Taylor of Essence magazine, Jamaica's Prime Minister Michael Manley and DeWayne Wickham; 19:00 - Press ban: excerpts the documentary  "Out of Sight, Out of Mind" produced by Mary Raftery for RTE (Irish television) on the impact media censorship inside South Africa including interviews of Gabu Tugwane, lawyer Amanda Armstrong, Weekly Mail editor Anton Harber and Murphy Morobe of the United Democratic Front (UDF), interview of Zwelakhe Sisulu in 1986, video of Zwelakhe Sisulu  addressing the National Education Crisis Committee (NECC), discusses the New Nation, strikes, rent boycotts, detention, hunger strikes, the bannings of individuals and groups, the army, Soweto, squatters, shacks, facilities, toilets, Walter Sisulu, Nelson Mandela, solitary confinement, torture, Amnesty International, prison, censorship, security force actions, conditions in detention, banned organizations, restricted organizations; 28:40 - Culture, South Africa Rap reported by Mweli Mzizi: excerpts of the raps music video A.F.R.I.C.A. by Stetsasonic courtesy of Tommy Boy Records and Beyond the 16th Parallel by BROTHER (Black Rhyme Organization To Help Equal Rights) courtesy of Island Records, discusses the Frontline States, discusses English and Jamaican rappers; 27:29 - We are pleased to report the Boston Globe cited our coverage in a lead editorial

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