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South Africa / Elections / Johannesburg Car Bombing #153404

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 24, 1994
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg: Peter Jennings) Car bombing on the eve of elections in South Africa reported; map shown of the sites in Johannesburg that could have been the target of the bomb.

(Johannesburg: Ron Allen) The explosion that littered Johannesburg and the political implications of the blast featured; scenes shown of the damages and casualties. [Independent election commission John OLDFIELD - comments.] [African National Congress president Nelson MANDELA - campaigns.] [Black WOMAN - comments.]

(Johannesburg: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capetown: Jim Laurie) The new South Africa viewed by looking at two contrasting high schools; scenes shown for the recently integrated Capetown High School and Joe Slovo High School for the township's poor black students. [Capetown high's Jason COPE, Joe Slovo high's Doris QUESHA, Capetown's Nandi MAFU, Maya PRASS - react to coming changes and racial issues.]

(Johannesburg: Peter Jennings; Studio: Carole Simpson) The impact of today's violence on Tuesday's elections, the foregone conclusion of Mandela's election victory and the question of coalition politics after the election discussed.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Coverage this week from South Africa on ABC News mentioned.

Allen, Ron;
Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim;
Simpson, Carole

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