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Biko Funeral #254304

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 25, 1977
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(Studio) Steve Biko funeral held peacefully. Violence flares afterwards near King Williams Town. Clash with police leaves 2 policemen dead. 2 others injured by police. Biko's death recalled.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(King Williams Town, South Africa) Biko called founder of Black Africa Consciousness Mvt. United States ambassador William Bowdler attends service. Tribal traditions noted. 1000's attend service at sports arena. Service called religious, and political Significance of Biko death considered. Film of funeral ceremony shown.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

Dean, Morton;
Wright, Robin

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