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South Africa / Apartheid Death Squad / De Kock's Testimony #614651

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 21, 1996
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(No location given: Ned Colt) The naming of names by former South African police colonel Eugene de Kock, who has been testifying about white death squads in the days of apartheid, featured; details given of de Kock's information about the roles of presidents P.W. Botha and F.W. de Klerk in the hit squads. [Secretary of safety and security Azar JAMINE, de KLERK, journalist Donald WOODS - offer differing opinions on how much the top officials knew about what was going on.] De Kock said planning to speak to the truth commission, led by former Archbishop Desmond Tutu, which is investigating crimes committed during the apartheid era.

Reporter(s):
Colt, Ned;
Williams, Brian
Duration:
00:02:30

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