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Journalists protest the arrest of Zwelakhe Sisulu in South Africa
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[Zwelakhe Sisulu is detained]
Original Airdate: 7/1/1986

Length: 00:03:08
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Christy George reports that Zwelakhe Sisulu (Editor, The New Nation) has been detained by the South African government. George notes that Sisulu's friends and colleagues in the US held a press conference to draw publicity to his case in the hopes of protecting him. George reports that Sisulu lived in Cambridge in 1985 when he was a fellow at the Niemann Foundation at Harvard University. George's report includes footage from a press conference of present and former Niemann Fellows including Michael Pride (Editor, Concord Monitor), Carmen Fields (WBZ-TV), Derek Jackson (Newsday), Callie Crossley (documentary producer), Paul Solman (documentary producer) and Carol Rissman (WBUR-FM). Pride says that the group has written a letter to P.W. Botha (President of South Africa. He adds that the group will hold Botha personally responsible for Sisulu's safety. Members of the group speak out against Sisulu's detention. George reports that the Niemann Fellows hope that the South African government will treat Sisulu carefully because he has prominent friends abroad. George's report includes footage from an interview with Sisulu in 1984, photos of Sisulu and his family and footage of South Africa.

Contributor : Reporter
Christy George
Format : Tape 4416   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102115 
VHS cassette 103327 
Betacam cassette 103326 
digital betacam cassette 102293 

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Subject : Personal Names
Crossley, Callie
Fields, Carmen
George, Christy
Jackson, Derek
Mandela, Nelson
Pride, Michael
Rissman, Carol
Sisulu, Albertine
Sisulu, Walter
Sisulu, Zwelakhe
Solman, Paul

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Niemann Foundation

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Africa

Type : Genre
News - Television

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