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South Africa / Apartheid #312959

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 10, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Vow by African National Congress guerrillas to escalate mil. presence in South Africa reported Report introduced.

(Blood River, South Africa, R: Martha Teichner) Afrikaner Resistance Mvt. in South Africa featured; details given, scenes shown. Govt. desire to remove from list of national holidays that honoring Boer hero Paul Krueger noted. Role of mvt. leader Eugene Terre'Blanche in supporting white privilege here described; details given, scenes shown. Afrikaners' history detailed, include Boer war with Zulus ending in 1838 at Blood River, now a shrine; scenes shown. Mvt.'s desire for white nation and opposition to sharing political power with blacks described.

Schieffer, Bob;
Teichner, Martha

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