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South Africa
Program 218
Original Airdate: 1/18/1972

Subject Keywords
Apartheid - South Africa
Corporations, American
United States - Relations - South Africa

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Nteta, Christopher
Robinson, Randall

Corporate Names
Southern Africa Relief Fund

Program Description
Program focuses on the oppressive regimes in southern African countries, particularly South Africa. Host John Slade interviews representatives Christopher Nteta (a South African banned from his country) and Randall Robinson (from the Southern Africa Relief Fund) to talk about their efforts to help Blacks in countries where apartheid is in effect (South Africa, Zimbabwe, Rhodesia, Angola, and Guinea Bissau). The first half of the program consists of a slide show written and produced by the Southern Africa Relief Fund, the second a discussion of what the Fund does and how it is accomplishing its mission. Conversation emphasizes the military aid and business endeavors proffered by the United States and other western/democratic countries that support the minority white regimes in Africa, as well as additional foreign and domestic problems enabling apartheid to continue.

John Slade

Associate Producer
Roy Campanella Jr.
Henry Johnson
Carol Lawrence

Russ Tillman

John Slade

Christopher Nteta
Randall Robinson

Silas Davis (production assistant)
Webster Lewis (theme music)
Kathy Smith (assistant director)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-01460
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03359
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage beta SP cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master D3 cassette AD3-00536A
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-00454

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