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South Africa / Soweto Violence / Prison #48329

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 27, 1977
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(Studio) There's more unrest in Soweto, South Africa.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) Students protest raising of rent in Soweto; details of police-student clash noted. Journalists are allowed today, for 1st time, to tour Robben Island prison camp, 1 of most secure in world, which holds 307 prisoners, all black. Govt. says tour allowed to dispel accusations of prisoner mistreatment and torture. Report on prison camp given.
REPORTER: Bill Milldyke

Milldyke, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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