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South Africa / Segregation #338752

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 17, 1991
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(London: Tom Fenton) Abolition by South Africa of a law that classifies all citizens by race featured. [South African President F.W. De KLERK - talks about elimination of racial discrimination.] Historical impact of the apartheid system reviewed; film shown. [African National Congress (ANC) Patrick LEKOTA, political analyst Mark SWILLING - comment on apartheid.] [Conservative Party's Koos VAN der MERWE - calls it a sad moment.] Allegation that South African military is orchestrating the black-on-black violence in order to undermine the process of reform noted.

Chung, Connie;
Fenton, Tom

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