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South Africa / Township Violence / Boipatong / Black- White Talks #587153

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 20, 1992
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg: Charles McLean) Violence in the black town of Boipatong, South Africa, following a brief visit by South African President F.W. De Klerk featured; scenes shown of police firing into crowd. Campaign of mass action led by African National Congress president Nelson Mandela to get de Klerk to speed up moves toward a democratic constitution and criticism of that action by Inkatha Zulu leader Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi noted; scenes shown of township violence last Wednesday. [ANC secretary general Cyril RAMAPHOSA - blames De Klerk's government.] [De KLERK - says there will not be anarchy.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Interview held with South African specialist Donald McHenry about the black-white talks in South Africa. [Former ambassador to the United Nations McHENRY - assesses events, including role of parts of the white government in precipitating violence.]

McLean, Charles;
Utley, Garrick

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