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South Africa / Elections / Campaigning and Violence / Buthelezi / de Klerk #599066

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 23, 1994
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(Johannesburg: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Soweto, South Africa: Martin Fletcher) Campaigning three days before the elections that will make African National Congress president Nelson Mandela the first black president of South Africafeatured; scenes shown of from Soweto, the site of tribal violence, campaigning by South African President F.W. de Klerk. [MANDELA - comments.]

(Johannesburg and Welcom: Brian Williams) On the campaign trail with Zulu chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi featured; scenes shown from his campaign rally in Durban, South Africa. [BUTHELEZI - talks about South African politics.]

(Johannesburg: Brian Williams) Interview held with de Klerk. [De KLERK - defends the original nation state concept in South Africa and the resulting racial discrimination; says the color of the president should not be important because the nation will need competent leadership of any color.]

Fletcher, Martin;
Williams, Brian

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