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South Africa / Mandela / Robben Island #135265

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 16, 1991
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Rally in Soweto at which Nelson Mandela threatened mass protests in the streets to press demands for a new government and constitution in South Africa reported; scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Robben Island: Don Kladstrup) Debate over plans to turn former prison island Robben Island, South Africa, into a tourist attraction featured; scenes shown from site where the prison would be turned into a museum and youth hostel. [Future of Robben Island committee Nick MALHERBE - comments.] [Former prisoners Seretse CHOABI, Ronnie MOMOEPA - oppose plan to turn it into a resort.]

Kladstrup, Don;
Sawyer, Forrest

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