South Africa Now - Show #N501

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
August 1, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:53
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Kingdom
Language: English
0:20 - Patti LaBelle; 0:50 - South Africa Now presents a music special, around the world musicians pay tribute to Nelson Mandela  and affirm their commitment to ending apartheid plus a selection of music from and about Southern Africa; 1:50 - Host Mweli Mzizi; 1:51 - TRIBUTES to Nelson and Winnie Mandella, includes video of Yankee Stadium, includes video of performances in New York, Boston and Detroit by Richie Havens, Johnny Clegg and Savuka, Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Aretha Franklin, discusses freedom for Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid music, the ANC (African National Congress), 3:35 - Biggest musical tribute to Mandela at London’s Wembley Stadium reported by Phillip Tomlinson, includes video of musicians from around the world including the Manhattan Brothers, Jackson Browne, Johnny Clegg, Patti LaBelle, Terence Trent D'Arby, Anita Baker, Bonnie Raitt, Neil Young, Jim Kerr, Little Steven, Chrissy Hynde, includes video of back stage at Wembley Stadium with artists and Nelson Mandela, includes interviews with Johnny Clegg, Patti LaBelle, Terence Trent D’Arby, Little Steven, discusses progressive music, prison; 13:07 - CULTURE, includes excerpts from the anti-apartheid music videos "Gimme Hope Jo'anna" written and performed by Eddie Grant and "Bloodbath" performed by Phranc; 18:15-CULTURE Miriam Makeba, includes excerpts from the music videos "Welela" and "Amapondo", includes an interview of Mariam Makeba, discusses Mama Africa, the return of political exiles, Come Back Africa, the ANC (African National Congress), artists in South Africa, the UN (United Nations); 23:36 - Culture FREEDOM CHARTER. Includes excerpts of Michael Edward Steven's new video "Freedom Charter"

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