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Special (South Africa: The Pass) #492197

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 15, 1977
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(Studio) The pass governs life of every black in practice of apartheid in South Africa.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Johannesburg, South Africa) Report on importance of pass to each black in South Africa in order to live and work in certain area. Lines form in front of government labor bureau in Johannesburg every day by those looking for work; after getting stamp on pass black can go look for job or come to government-run labor market where someone like Mike Levine reads out jobs available. With pass system, whites have total control of blacks.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:03:20

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