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South Africa / King Statue / Petty Apartheid #118498

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 16, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Edward Perkins, American ambassador to South Africa, shown unveiling bust of Dr. Martin Luther King in Pretoria@, South Africa, on grounds where new US embassy will be built. Sentencing of blacks in treason trial in Pretoria noted. Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Jim Hickey) Return to segregated public areas in parts of South Africa featured; details given of this "petty apartheid" policy; scenes shown from Carletonville. [Black MAN - expresses disappointment.] White conservatives' success in last year's local elecs. recalled. [Town counselor Gert PARSONS - supports separate facilities.] Black economy boycott in town of Boksburg reported; scenes shown. [Attorney Mohammed NAFSA - calls for unconditional use of public facilities.] [Conservative party leader Andries TRUERNICHT - opposes integration pols.]

Reporter(s):
Hickey, Jim;
Donaldson, Sam
Duration:
00:02:20

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