South Africa Now - Show #N403

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
May 16, 1990
Duration: 28:55
0:96 - From 12th Street and Frederick Douglas Boulevard in Harlem you are watching South Africa Now; 0:40 - This week South Africa New presents these stories; 1:49 - Uncensored news with Carolyn Craven and Fana Kekana; 1:54 - Nelson Mandela is coming to America reported by Phillip Tomlinson, video of Randall Robison of TransAfrica, New York Mayor David Dinkins, Coretta Scott King, Congressman Howard Wolpe, Harry Belafonte and Nelson Mandela in Angola, interview with Allister Sparks, discusses the Mandela Reception Committee, Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy, Nelson Mandela’s eight country African tour, President F.W. de Klerk nine country European tour, French President François Mitterrand; 5:52 - Frontline Focus by Joseph Diescho: report by Linda Mvusi, interviews of Andrew Mutizwa, Dr. Glenn Gordon, Max Mlonyeni and Jonah Gokova of the Liberation Support Committee, video of the Anglican Cathedral in Harare, discusses death squads, anti-apartheid activists, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), Father Michael Lapsley, the African National Congress (ANC), the South African Defence Force (SADF); 11:34 - a secret unit of the South African defense ministry conducted germ warfare against refugees in Namibia, discusses cholera; 11:57 - virus exported reported by Eric Nadler: the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) sends virus to South Africa,  interviews of Elisa Harris of the Brookings Institute and Jeremy Rifkin, discusses biological warfare,  NBC News, Dr. Robert Swanepoel, the U.S. Army’s germ warfare division; 15:22 - Street to Struggle: interview of Joseph Oesi, clips from the film ‘From Street to Struggle’ narrated by Janet Suzman, interviews of Fiona McLaughlin and social worker Mina Ngboki, discusses street kinds, a shantytown, Soweto, children, gangs, poverty, police, the Criminal Procedures Act, the welfare system, John Vorster Square, school, food, sleep, alcohol, drugs; 21:12 - Culture, art and politics reported by Mweli Mzizi: interview with Albie Sachs, discusses the role of culture in the liberation struggle, Afrikaans writers, white is beautiful, democracy; 25:26 - Thanks for support to Bruce Springsteen, the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers, the Island Trading Company, the United Nations, and the Kalpan Family; 26:03 - Viewer mail Patrick McCarthy.

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