South Africa Now - Show #N410

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
July 4, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:21
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
0:06 - Hollywood Fundraiser; 0:50 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 1:47 - The uncensored news with Carolyn Craven and Mweli Mzizi; 1:53 - Mandela travels, reported by Phillip Tomlinson: includes interviews with Dean Farisani of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Southern Africa, Lionel Ritchie and Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Ricardo Alarcon, includes video of a speeches by Nelson Mandela in Oakland, Detroit and Dearborn, Michigan, includes a SABC (South African Broadcasting) television report by Adrian Steed, discusses native Americans, the armed struggle, Cuban troops fighting the South Africans in the Angolan city of Cuito Cuanavale, the UAW, labor unions, sanctions, the European Community, prison, Fidel Castro, a fundraiser, Namibia independence, the ANC (African National Congress), the motor industry, the Ford Motor, the bombing of the National Party headquarters, right wing violence, Mandela’s address to Congress;  7:50 - PRO & CON: includes video of a speech by Nelson Mandela with anti-apartheid activists, includes an interview of Jean Sindab of the World Council of Churches, Jennifer Davis of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), New Orleans activist Marc Morial and Duncan Sellars of the International Freedom Foundation, discusses F.W. de Klerk, CIA backed rebels in Angola, apartheid, the conservative movement; 12:04 - Frontline Focus reported by Joseph Diescho: discusses a failed coup attempt in Lusaka, Zambia, President Kenneth Kaunda, rioting, a referendum on multi-party rule, the price of maize, government corruption; 13:48 - Natal violence: includes an interview with Inkatha leader Chief Gatsha Buthelezi , includes video of a speech by Nelson Mandela, discusses the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), the United Democratic Front (UDF), police, negotiations, law and order; 15:30 - In Death, CHILDREN OF NATAL reported by S'bu Mngadi of the Natal Witness newspaper and produced by Ken Kaplan: includes interviews of Thandekile Khumalo, psychologist Mariam Gqubule, Chief Mhlabunzima Maphumulo of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (CONTRALESA), Gavin Woods of the Inkatha Institute, Weekly Mail reporter Thandeka Gqubule, a Mpumuza youth, Sipho Shezi of the University of Natal, a COSAS youth and Nathi Mthembu of the National Education Coordinating Committee (NECC), includes video of a Congress of South African Students (COSAS) rally in Kwamaschu, discusses vigilantes, the state of emergency, the effects of the ongoing conflict on the children, hospital, bullets, the African National Congress (ANC), Inkatha supporters, the KwaZulu government, Bantu education, schools, loss of life and property, teachers, an education crisis; 22:00 - Question of the Week: Who founded the first black law partnership in South Africa?; 22:17 - Culture, Artists United Against Apartheid honor Mandela at Robert De Niro's TriBeCa Grill: includes video of actor/director Spike Lee, includes an interview of Little Steven, includes video of Nelson Mandela and boxer Joe Frazier, discusses the cultural boycott, entertainers

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