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South Africa Violence / Christmas Celebrations #541475

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 25, 1985
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(Studio) Clash between 2 rival tribes near Durban, South Africa, reported Winnie Mandela's visit with husband, Nelson, at prison near Capetown reported Scenes shown. Report introduced
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Johannesburg, South Africa) Christmas celebrations in South Africa described. Lighting of candles in area near Capetown said forbidden because it has become symbol of protest against detention of anti-apartheid advocates. [MAN - comments.] [The Reverend Allan BOESAK - tells of police entering homes to extinguish candles.] Gathering in Johannesburg, with Salvation Army band, mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Kent

Kent, Peter;
Utley, Garrick

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