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South Africa / Government Crackdown On Blacks #490959

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 19, 1977
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(Studio) White government in South Africa makes sweeping crackdown on blacks in cntry., with arrests, business closings and banning black orgs.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(No location given) Report on situation in South Africa and government actions; police are on guard in Johannesburg to prevent demonstrations. Most surprising business closing, and one that shows extent of government action, is that of "The World", cntry.'s largest black newspaper, whose editor is arrested. Other orgs. banned include Christian Institution and black student and parent orgs.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:01:20

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