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South Africa / Black Violence / Covert Government Role #581157

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 13, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg: Robin Lloyd) Declaration by former South African military agent retired Major Nico Basson that the government is carrying out a covert campaign to spread violence in the black townships featured; scenes shown from the black-on-black tribal war between Zulus and Nelson Mandela's African National Congress (ANC). [On September 20, 1990, MANDELA - claims the security forces are orchestrating violence.] [BASSON - says President F.W. de Klerk is part of the strategy for continued white control of South Africa; says apartheid reforms are merely public relations moves.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Lloyd, Robin

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