South Africa Now - Show #N405

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
May 30, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:41
0:25 - Natalie Merchant of 10,000 Maniacs; 0:55 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 2:20 - The uncensored news with Carolyn Craven and Fana Kekana; 2:26 - F.W. de Klerk cancels his June 18th visit: discusses anti-apartheid protests, a White House meeting with President Bush, Nelson Mandela, the ANC (African National Congress), Marlin Fitzwater; 3:08 - De Klerk returns from European tour: includes video of President F.W. de Klerk, includes video of a rally of 50,000 whites at the Voortrekker Monument with Conservative Party leader Andries Treunicht, discusses the European Community, sanctions, apartheid, Afrikaner nationalism; 4:18 - USA Tour: includes video of a press conference by New York Mayor David Dinkins and ANC representative to the U.S. Lindiwe Mabuza, discusses planning for Nelson Mandela’s visit to the United States; 5:33 - Jerry Richardson, former coach of the Mandela United football club, convicted of killing Stompie Moeketsi: discusses Winnie Mandela, body guards; 6:05 - Frontline Focus reported by Joseph Diescho, national guardsmen massacre 150 students in Zaire:  includes an interview of Zaire student activist Muke BaBahu, discusses dictator Mobutu Sese Seko, the University of Lubumbashi, bayoneted to death, the Times of Zambia, demand for democracy; 7:17 - Covering Coverage, Return to South Africa of white South African journalist and civil rights activist Donald Woods: includes video of the film “Cry Freedom” and video of Woods testifying before Congress, Black Consciousness Movement leader Steve Biko; 7:44 - Covering Coverage, More blacks appear in South African TV advertisements: includes video of a SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation) report by Anton Enus with interviews of Tim Bester, Madala Mphahlele, Reg Lascaris, Graham Langmead and Sandile Memela, discusses the black middle class, racial integration, buying power; 10:50 - In Depth, South Africa's Diamond industry, reported by Eric Nadler: includes video of a diamond advertisement, includes interviews of Martin Rappaport of the Rappaport Diamond Report , Lloyd Jaffe of the American Diamond Industry Association, Rep. Mervyn Dymally of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Richard Knight of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) and Rep. Howard Wolpe, discusses the list of sanctioned goods, the DeBeers cartel, Anglo American, the Central Selling Organization in London, CANICCOR Research, Donald McHenry, Theodore Sorenson, Maurice Tempelsman, the Legal Times, the African American Institute, Lazare Kaplan International, a donation to a scholarship fund, the Ambassador of Botswana, a certificate of origin; 20:47 - Question of the week: What is the single largest expense in the 1990-91 South African defense budget?; 21:20 - Culture: includes a music video Gimme Hope Jo'anna with an anti-apartheid song by Eddie Grant

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