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Themba Vilakazi of the Fund for a Free South Africa
[Nthabiseng Mabuza]
Original Airdate: 1/18/1990

Length: 00:04:41
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Meg Vaillancourt profiles Nthabiseng Mabuza (South African girl). Vaillancourt notes that Mabuza was 12 years old when she was paralyzed from injuries sustained during a raid of her home by South African security forces. Vaillancourt reports that the Fund for a Free South Africa has helped Mabuza and her family settle in Boston. Vaillancourt adds that Mabuza will receive medical care and that she will teach local students about life under apartheid. Vaillancourt interviews Mabuza about growing up in South Africa under apartheid. Vaillancourt interviews Anna Mabuza (mother of Nthabiseng) about the raid on their home by security forces. Vaillancourt's report includes footage of Nthabiseng Mabuza at a physical therapy session. Vaillancourt interviews Dr. Jane Schaller (Floating Hospital) and Themba Vilakazi (Fund for a Free South Africa) about Nthabiseng Mabuza. Vaillancourt's report includes footage of Nthabiseng Mabuza in her home.

Contributor : Editor
Tamara McClinton

Contributor : Reporter
Meg Vaillancourt
Format : Tape 7023   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 106158 
VHS cassette 106320 
Betacam cassette 106371 
digital betacam cassette 106370 

Subject : Keywords

Subject : Personal Names
Mabuza, Anna
Mabuza, Nthabiseng
Schaller, Jane
Vaillancourt, Meg
Vilakazi, Themba

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
African National Congress (ANC)
Fund for a Free South Africa

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Africa

Type : Genre
News - Television

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