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Person of The Week (Tambo) #105694

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 30, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) African National Congressional leader Oliver Tambo profiled; scenes shown. [TAMBO - discusses ANC philosophy against South Africa's apartheid government] [Journalist John de Saint JORRE - explains significance of Tambo's meeting this week with Secretary of State George Shultz.] ANC's history reviewed. [President P.W. BOTHA - claims ANC is Marxist organization] [Representative Dan BURTON - agrees.] [TAMBO - explains accepting aid from communist bloc.] Tambo and jailed dissident Nelson Mandela noted partners in South Africa's first black law firm. [TAMBO - wants democracy.] Role of 1960 Sharpeville massacre in ANC explained. [Prof. Herbert HOWE - considers ANC's violence limited.] [Adelaide TAMBO - discusses her relationship with husband, their commitment to ANC.] [TAMBO - comments.] South African government's censorship of Tambo noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:50

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