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South Africa / Mandela in United States / Black Housing #129320

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 24, 1990
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Arrival of Nelson Mandela in Washington for his meeting with President Bush and to deliver speech before Congress shown. Report introduced. ......

(Alexandra Township, South Africa: Richard Sergei) Problems of housing for blacks in township of Alexandra, South Africa, featured; scenes shown of the Thooe family's ghetto lifestyle as contrasted to the white world of luxury and privilege. [Butiki THOOE - says he is being asked to buy back his home that was bought by his father.] [Alexandra township council Albert MMUTLANA - says living conditions are shocking.] Inequities of apartheid system in South Africa reiterated.

Sawyer, Forrest;
Sergei, Richard

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