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South Africa Riots #43893

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 16, 1976
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(Studio) Deaths result from student-police confrontations in Johannesburg, South Africa. Police fire into students; 2 white motorists dragged from cars and stoned to death.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Johannesburg, South Africa) Trouble began with student protest. Grew into massive protest. Buildings burned; white people attacked. Soweto, town 15 mile from Johannesburg, gravely affected. Attacks on motorists noted. Police action explained. Students had protested teaching of Afrikaans Dutch-African language of hardline apartheidists. White students back black students. Effect on Henry Kissinger-John Vorster meeting considered.

Ellis, Rex;
Reasoner, Harry

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