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South Africa / Political Prisoners #312104

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 16, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Econ. sanctions against South Africa under consideration by Congress noted.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Steve Kroft) South African government's detention of opposition members described; details given, scenes shown. [Prison soc. worker John PEGGE - notes technique used to arrest political prisoners.] [July 12, 1985, Father Smangaliso MKHATSHWA - quotes Nelson Mandela.] Mkhatshwa's arrest and torture described. [Sister Cecelia SMITH - describes Mkhatshwa's post-prison condition.] [Sister Bridget FLANAGAN - notes implications, for the average prisoner, of Mkhatshwa's treatment .] Findings of medical exams of released prisoners outlined. [February. 9, Dr. Paul DAVIS - describes beatings, torture.] [Info. minister Louis NEL - defs. system.]

Kroft, Steve;
Rather, Dan

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