ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 09, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Release of 48 black political prisoners by South African President F.W. de Klerk to improve climate for political negotiations reported. Report introduced.
(Johannesburg: Richard Sergei) Life in black township of Alexandra, South Africa, now that the state of emergency has ended featured; scenes shown. [Residents Peter MATLHARE, Bam THABETHA - comment on living conditions.] De Klerk noted eliminating many outdated apartheid laws used to control dissent. [Political analyst professor Robert SCHRIRE - says de Klerk's actions give all players a sense that a new chapter can begin.]
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