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South Africa / Kennedy Visit #92057

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 11, 1985
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(Studio) South African cabinet mbr.'s criticism to visiting Senator Edward Kennedy of United States treatment of Indians reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Onverwacht, South Africa) Apartheid government `s forced resettlement of blacks from their privately owned and profitable land to desolate areas, in move to turn land over to whites examined; Mathopestad cited as example [RESIDENT - feels government wants to prevent black ownership of land.] Govt.'s use of semantics to claim black independence explained. [For. minister M.C. BOTHA - alleges blacks in "independent" states have full voting rights in their own parliaments.] [Mathopestad resident Benjamin SINNY - believes forced relocation is based solely on racism; remarks transcribed on screen.] Conditions at Onverwacht, relocation site of many, described, shown.
REPORTER: Jim Wooten

Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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