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Special Segment (South Africa: The Troubled Land) (Part I) #539713

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 16, 1985
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(Studio) Racial diversity of South Africa described; related statistics listed on screen. [For. minister Roelof "Pik" BOTHA - denies government supports racism.] [Bishop Desmond TUTU - wants blacks to be given chance; feels whites have "botched" things.] Apartheid's impact on South African lifestyle described, shown. [Civil rights attorney professor John DUGARD - notes number black South Africans stripped of their citizenship in recent years.] Forced relocation of blacks to segregated "homelands" discussed. [BOTHA - challenges United States to handle situation differently.] [World Alliance of Reformed Churches president Allan BOESAK - disagrees with government's interpretation of its authority.] Arrest of black in park, apparently for not having pass, shown.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom

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