South Africa Now - Show #N113

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
October 25, 1989
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 29:00
0:10 - Randall Robinson, Director of TransAfrica; 0:47 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 2:05 - The news wth Carolyn Craven and Mweli Mzizi; 2:16 - The South African government hints it may lift the State of Emergency: discusses President F.W. de Klerk;  2:45 - NEWSLINE Homecoming reported by Letebele Masemola: includes video of Walter Sisulu in Soweto, includes video of a public meeting of banded leaders including Andrew Mlangeni, Oscar Mpetha and Walter Sisulu, includes video of a press conference by freed PAC (Pan Africanist Congress) leader Jafta Masemola, discusses release of political prisoners, the ANC (African National Congress), Zwelakhe Sisulu, restriction orders, Nelson Mandela, the youth, liberation struggle, Zephania Mothopeng; 6:41 - NEWSLINE BANK DEAL: includes an interview of Donna Katzin of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), reports a committee of 14 banks rescheduling $8 billion in loans, discusses apartheid, the anti-apartheid movement, Manufactures Hanover, J.P. Morgan, Barend J. du Plessis, white minority rule; 7:37 - recent developments in South Africa: includes an interview of Jennifer Davis of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), discusses Assistant Secretary of State for Africa Herman "Hank" Cohen, pressure on South Africa, political demonstrations, the South African government, the Reverend Allan Boesak, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, anti-apartheid tactics; 8:52 - NAMIBIA WATCH reported by Joseph Diescho: includes video of a press conference by Jesse Jackson, includes an interview of SWAPO UN Representative Hinyangerwa Asheeke, discusses Sam Nujoma, SWAPO, violence, Koevoet, Anton Lubowski, the election process in Namibia; 11:27 - TransAfrica: includes video of the TransAfrica office, includes interviews of Research Fellow Maryse Mills, Legislative Director Ibrahim Gessima and Director Randall Robinson, discusses TransAfrica Forum, economic sanctions, Angola President Dos Santos, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch, U.S. foreign policy toward Africa and the Caribbean, the black community, African Americans; 13:52 - South Africa Now commentary by Randall Robinson: discusses political prisoners, South Africa's jails, State President F.W. de Klerk, the Bush Administration, the State of Emergency, the unbanning of organizations; 15:38 - IN DEPTH Homecoming: includes an interview of Walter Sisulu, includes a separate interview of Walter Sisulu, discusses police, pro-ANC posters, negotiations, violence, Nelson Mandela, F.W. de Klerk’s talks of reform, John Vorster; 19:40 - CULTURE A WORLD APART: includes experts of the movie “A World Apart”, includes interviews of Dr. Julie Cliff, Market Theatre Company director Barney Simon, screenwriter Shawn Slovo, director Chris Menges and actress Linda Mvusi, discusses home video, Ruth First, apartheid, security police, a letter bomb, solitary confinement

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