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South Africa / Miners Strike #110733

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 10, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Jim Hickey) Potential economy impact of strike by black South African gold miners and strike issues examined; details given, scenes shown. [National Union of Mineworkers spokesperson Cyril RAMAPHOSA - cites dignity and discipline of strike.] Disparity between wages for black and white miners described. [RAMAPHOSA - notes union's commitment to achieving livable wages.] [Negotiator Johan LIEBENBERG - acknowledges black labor mvt.'s strength.] [Labor expert Duncan INNES - agrees; elaborates.] Implications for anti-apartheid movement considered.

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter

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