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ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Fighting between rival tribes near Johannesburg and black boycott in Pretoria, South Africa, noted. Report introduced.

(Johannesburg: Don Kladstrup) Growing criticism of black South African leader Nelson Mandela nine months after his release from prison featured; scenes shown of Mandela and of conditions under which blacks continue to live in South Africa. [Joshua TEMPA - says he is tired of talk about Mandela.] ["The Sowetan" deputy editor Thami MAZWAI - says nothing has changed.] [WOMAN - says nobody is helping us.] Critics' view of Mandela as a celebrity leader noted. [MAN - comments.] [Political analyst Robert SHRIRE - says Mandela will have to live up to the expectations soon.] [MANDELA - talks about war.] [White WOMAN - says Mandela seems to change his mind.] [White MAN - wonders what he wants.] [In several interviews, MANDELA - refuses to answer various questions.] Problems in the divisions within African National Congress (ANC) reviewed. [Political analyst Oscar DHLOMO - talks about Mandela and ANC.] The many roles that Mandela plays cited; more scenes shown. [Journalist Allister SPARKS - talks about Mandela.] [MANDELA - comments further.]

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don

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