[Zwelakhe Sisulu honored by Niemann Foundation]
Original Airdate: 9/18/1987
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Christopher Lydon reports that the Niemann Foundation has awarded Zwelakhe Sisulu (South African journalist) the Louis Lyons Award. Lydon notes that Sisulu has been jailed by the South African government. He adds that Sisulu has not been charged with a crime. Lydon's report includes footage of Michael Pride (Concord Monitor of Concord, NH) and Al Max (Chairman, Lyons Committee) at a press conference. Pride talks about Sisulu's courage. Max says that Sisulu is the third South African journalist to win the award. Lydon notes that Zwelakhe Sisulu is the son of Walter Sisulu (founder of the African National Congress). Lydon adds that Walter Sisulu has been jailed since 1964. Lydon notes that Walter Sisulu is featured prominently in a new documentary film about the life of Nelson Mandela (jailed ANC leader). Lydon's report includes photos of Zwelakhe Sisulu and footage from the Home Box Office (HBO) film Mandela. Lydon's report also includes footage of Fernando Lima (Mozambique News Agency) speaking about Zwelakhe Sisulu. This tape includes additional footage from Ten O'Clock News Story #5071.
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