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Zwelakhe Sisulu
[Interview with Zwelakhe Sisulu]
Original Airdate: 5/8/1989

Length: 00:08:17
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Carmen Fields interviews Zwelakhe Sisulu (South African journalist) about the situation in South Africa. Fields notes that Sisulu was jailed for two years without charges by the South African government. Fields report includes footage of Sisulu celebrating with his family upon his release from jail. Fields' report also includes footage of Sisulu discussing his confinment and the terms of his release. He talks about the government's censorship of the press. Sisulu urges the US to impose sanctions on the South African government and talks about the effects of sanctions. Fields notes that F.W. de Klerk is expected to be elected the new leader of South Africa on September 6, 1989. She adds that the black majority in South Africa is not allowed to vote. Fields's report includes footage of de Klerk giving a speech and footage of South African citizens. In the interview, Sisulu says that does not believe that de Klerk will institute changes in the South African regime. Sisulu says that the black majority will not be content with negotiations. Sisulu says that the tension is great because the black majority wants a transfer of power.

Contributor : Reporter
Carmen Fields
Format : Tape 6497   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 20841 
VHS cassette 105397 
Betacam cassette 79522 
digital betacam cassette 105375 

Subject : Keywords

Subject : Personal Names
de Klerk, F.W.
Fields, Carmen
Sisulu, Zwelakhe

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
New Nation (newspaper)

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Africa

Type : Genre
News - Television

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