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South Africa / Mandela / Hunger Strike #325575

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 16, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Martha Teichner) Anti-apartheid leaders reported breaking ties with activist Winnie Mandela; details given of criminal investigation of her bodyguards' role in murder of black teen Stompie Moeketsi. [Anti-apartheid leader Murphy MOROBE - condemns Mandela's bodyguards.] [Archbishop Desmond TUTU - says controversy has hurt anti-apartheid struggle.] Reaction to Mandela scandal discussed. [Govt. security specialist Craig WILLIAMSON - comments on situation.] Hunger-striking political prisoners in South Africa reported ending their protest after government promised to end their detention without trial; details given, scenes shown. [Prisoners' spokesperson Cheryl CAROLUS - comments on victory.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Teichner, Martha
Duration:
00:02:30

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