South Africa Now - Show #N408

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
June 20, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:05
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Zambia
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Europe, Sweden
Language: English
0:39 - This week and South Africa Now special, Nelson Mandela in America, Day One; 0:54 - Host Fana Kekana; 1:00 - IN AMERICA: discusses the first day of Nelson Mandela trip to the U.S.; 1:20 - KENNEDY AIRPORT hosted by Carolyn Craven: includes video of Nelson and Winnie Mandela getting of the plane, includes video of a press conference with New York Governor Mario Cuomo, New York City Mayor David Dinkins and Nelson Mandela, discusses economic sanctions, the African National Congress (ANC), keeping the pressure on, apartheid; 3:43 - TRAVELS reported by Nadja Smith: includes video of Nelson Mandela’s release, includes interviews of Albie Sachs and Dali Thambo, includes video of a press conference by ANC Director on International Affairs Thabo Mbeki, includes video of a rock concert in London, discusses Natal, political violence, police, Zambia, Oliver Tambo, a delegation of U.S. Congressmen, Sweden, Namibia, F.W. de Klerk's visit to Europe, a nonracial democratic South Africa, an ANC negotiation delegation; 7:55 - New York reported by Joseph Diescho: includes video of visit to Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn by Nelson Mandela, discusses international pressure, the youth, freedom to vote; 9:03  -  BEHIND THE SCENE, Mweli Mzizi reports:  includes video of the Nelson Mandela Reception Committee, includes interviews of ANC representative to the U.S.  Tebogo Mafole and Arthur Ashe of Athletes Against Apartheid, includes a press conference with Jim Bell, discusses President Bush; 11:03 - A Commentary by Randall Robinson, Director of TransAfrica: discusses funds to make real democracy work in South Africa, exiles returning home, housing, employment; 13:05 - Domestic political controversies: discusses supporters of Israel, Palestinian rights, Jewish community leaders, Israel’s right to exist, Puerto Rican nationalists, civil rights legislation; 13:38 - CONTROVERSY OVER THE DISCLOSURE THAT THE CIA MAY HAVE HELPED CAPTURE MANDELA IN 1962, Eric Nadler reports: includes interviews of John Kelley and Jeff Cohen of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, includes a video of a press conference by President Bush in the Rose Garden, includes video of CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, discusses the Atlanta Journal and Constitution, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), CIA surveillance of the ANC, the Johannesburg Star,  the media, the Washington Post, Donald Rickard, John Stockwell, South African Police (SAP), the White House press core; 17:18 - TICKERTAPE PARADE, reported by Phillip Tomlinson with Fana Kekana: includes video the parade coming up from Battery Park, crowd scenes and street interviews, discusses the Financial District, Johnny Clegg and Savuka, Tracy Chapman, Roy Ayers, a rally at Yankee Stadium, support of the music industry; 19:54 - Hotline number; 20:13 - KEEP THE PRESSURE ON! Phillip Tomlinson reports: includes video of a press conference by New York City Mayor David Dinkins, includes an interview of Richard Knight of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), discusses tighten sanctions, local sanctions, trade, a tough new sanctions law, bank First Boston, Credit Suisse, underwrite municipal bonds, the gold bullion trade, firms doing business in South Africa, outstanding loans; 22:03 - CITY HALL reported by Carolyn Craven: includes video of speeches by Mandela and Governor Mario Cuomo, includes an interview of a man on the street,  discusses the key to the city, David Dinkins, Winnie Mandela; 23:38 - MANDELA VISIT CITY BY CITY: discusses Boston, the Kennedy Library, a rally, Washington, DC, President Bush, an address to a joint session of Congress, Atlanta, the grave site of Martin Luther King, an honorary degree from Morehouse College, Miami, union members, AFSCME (American Federation of State, Country and Municipal Employees), Detroit, auto workers, Los Angeles, a concert at Hollywood Coliseum, Oakland 

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