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South Africa (R) / Tutu #561320

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 22, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Mike Boettcher) Catholic newspaper "New Nation" reported being closed in Johannesburg, South Africa; details given, scenes shown. [Bishop Reginald ORSMONDE - says will stand for justice and peace.] South African churches noted assuming protest role after orgs. banned from demonstrating last month [Archbishop Desmond TUTU - condemns apartheid.] Letter form President P.W. Botha to Tutu quoted on screen. [Reverend Allan BOESAK - taunts police in audience as he preaches against status quo.] Both sides noted confident they will prevail.

Reporter(s):
Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:01:50

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