CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Contd. racial violence in South Africa despite government's censorship of media reported; known death toll recently in Johannesburg Twp. of Alexandra cited as example Scenes shown. Symbolic importance of jailed dissident Nelson Mandela to South Africa's civil rights movement noted.
(Johannesburg, South Africa: Allen Pizzey) Mandela's wife Winnie Mandela's growing importance featured; scenes shown. [Reverend Allan BOESAK - cites blacks' commitment to freeing Mandela.] [Winnie MANDELA - warns government not to exile husband.] [Release Mandela campaign. spokesperson Aubrey MOKOENA - notes Winnie Mandela's growth as symbol.] Couple's history reviewed.
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