South Africa Now - Show #N409

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
June 27, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:41
0:07 - Nelson Mandela; 0:34 - This week South Africa Now presents these stories; Hosts Carolyn Craven and Fana Kekana; 1:52 - Nelson Mandela visit to Washington, DC reported by Stuart Sender, includes video of a press conference of President George Bush and Nelson Mandela and Nelson Mandela’s address to a joint session of Congress, discusses sanctions, the ANC (African National Congress), armed struggle, a democratic constitution, the rule of law, a bill of rights, an independent judiciary, the apartheid system, human rights, peace, prosperity; 6:00 - Nelson Mandela in Boston, Massachusetts reported by Emily Kasriel, includes video of Nelson Mandela t Logan Airport, Madison Park High School in Roxbury, the John F. Kennedy Library, the Esplanade, includes an interview with Boston Mayor Raymond Flynn, includes a video of Senator Edward Kennedy, discusses Boston’s African American community, education, Ted Kennedy, the late Senator Robert Kennedy, musical performances, use of public funds by businesses in South Africa, sanctions; 9:28 - DEATH THREAT, discusses eleven white extremists arrested for planning the assassination of Nelson Mandela and President F.W. de Klerk, South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Joe Slovo, negotiations, Law and Oder Minister Adriaan Vlok, Defense Minister Magnus Malan; 9:59 - Winnie Mandela, includes video of Winnie Mandela at Yankee Stadium, at the House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn, with Betty Shabazz,  the Brooklyn Academy of Music, includes interviews of Winnie Mandela in Boston, Susan Taylor of Essence Magazine and Nomecgobo Sangweni, includes video of Sweet Honey in the Rock, discusses, the mothers, the children, violence, detained, banned, solitary confinement, the mass struggle, racism, Robben Island; 14:30 - NAMIBIA'S NUJOMA reported by Joseph Diescho, includes an interview of Namibia President Sam Nujoma, discusses economic development; 16:03 - Aid to Unita, discusses U.S. aid to UNITA, Jonas Savimbi, peace talks, negotiations; 16:46 - BACKGROUND REPORT Mandela mania reported by Tracy Wright, includes video of Nelson Mandela in Harlem, Riverside Church and the United Nations (UN), includes an interview with Spike Lee, Randall Robinson of TransAfrica, Maynard Wishner of the American Jewish Committee, discusses African Americans, political exiles, the peoples of Palestine and Western Sahara, human rights; 21:52-  YANKEE STADIUM CONCERT reported by Phillip Tomlinson, includes video of Nelson Mandela, includes video excerpts of performances at Yankee Stadium by Willie Colon, Richie Havens, Tracy Chapman, Johnny Clegg & Savuka, Sweet Honey in the Rock, includes video excerpts of performers at The Esplanade in Boston including Johnny Clegg & Savuka, Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Michelle Shocked,  includes an interview of Michelle Shocked [Note: apparently the correct spelling of the name is: Nomgcobo Sangweni.] 

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