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Bangladesh / Emergency #313651

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 27, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Bangladesh president Hossein Mohammed Ershad reported declared political state of emergency; details given of effort to prevent opponents from driving president Ershad out of power.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) South African government reported banning rally including speech by Govan Mbeki. "Cry Freedom", life and death of black activist Stephen Biko, reported not being banned. Report introduced.

(NYC: Bruce Morton) Scenes shown of rap group Stetsasonic's anti- apartheid video. [Democratic presidential candidate Jesse JACKSON - discusses education value of video.] Excerpts shown from video. Entertainment industry reported raising consciousness toward South African situation as censorship increase Scenes shown of Paul Simon's "Graceland" concert. HBO's movie "Mandela" and Universal Picture's "Cry Freedom "mentioned; scenes shown. "Africa" reported receiving a lot of United States air time.

Morton, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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