South Africa Now - Show #103

by Rory O'Connor (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
Undated, about October 16, 1988
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 26:39
0:07 – Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson; discusses apartheid; 0:51 - South Africa Now this week featuring these stories; 2:19 - I am Fana Kekana, you host this week; 2:42 - News summary with Carolyn Carven; 2:58 - Firebombing: discusses the South African Council of Churches (SACC), a bomb attack, Khanya House, the South African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC); 3:16 - The headquarters of The Namibian was targeted: phone interviews of Grew Lister and South African attorney Prakash Diar, interview of Gwen Lister, discusses The White Wolves, arsonists, acid, Khotso House, political prisoners, anti-apartheid organizations, anti-apartheid activists; 5:28 - In New York there was a demonstration to mark the UN's day of concern for political prisoners, video of a statement by Foreign Minister R.F. "Pik" Botha in Zaire, discusses the Sharpeville Six, P.W. Botha, death sentence; 7:08 - Preparations for Namibia independence: interview of UN Representative for Namibia Martti Ahtisaari, discusses Namibian’s living abroad, election campaigning; 7:59 - A bill for stronger economic sanctions against South Africa has died in the Senate; 8:06 - "Sheri Shocked" -- WBCN radio Boston campaign against Royal Dutch Shell: video and an interview of DJ (disc jockey) Charles Laquidara host of The Big Mattress, interview of Shell station owner Jerry Straccia, video of Roger Clemens of the Boston Red Sox,  discusses the South African military, Shell credit cards, apartheid; 10:41 - A South African Businessman: interview of R.G. Godsell of Anglo American Corporation; 11:14 - Background Report: video of President George Bush and Angolan Foreign Minister Afonso Van-Dunem M’Binda, interviews of Daphne Pinkerson and Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Ricardo Alarcon, audio of South African Embassy spokesperson, discusses Cubans, peace, Resolution 435, Cuban troops; 17:34 - Culture, Media Censorship reported by Mweli Mzizi: Detroit Free Press photojournalist David Turnley, interviews of David Turnley, Rev. Allan Boesak, Cornell Capa of the International Center of Photography and South African photographer Rashid Lombard, discusses the book Why Are They Weeping? South Africans Under Apartheid, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the South African Police (SAP)

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