ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 1978
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(Studio) Second anniversary of Soweto riots in South Africa noted; films shown and riots described. Soweto's location outside Johannesburg mentioned. Commemoration services reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Soweto, South Africa) Report on one Soweto anniversary service and security precautions taken by South African police, black and white, during day. Reporter describes own treatment at church service; film of his treatment shown. [REPORTER - states name, says he's with ABC and is American Notes tape recorder has been taken away by group of youths.] [MAN - asks youth where reporter is.] [YOUTH - says reporter isn't American] [REPORTER - is American] South African police report that 4000 young blacks left Soweto after last riots and now undergo guerrilla training in certain African cntrys. noted.
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner