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Reporter Meg Vaillancourt
[Nthabiseng Mabuza talks about Nelson Mandela]
Original Airdate: 2/14/1990

Length: 00:03:41
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Meg Vaillancourt interviews Nthabiseng Mabuza (Cambridge resident) about the release of Nelson Mandela (black South African leader). Vaillancourt notes that Mabuza was only twelve years old when she was paralyzed from injuries sustained during an attack on 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's report includes footage from January, 1990 of Mabuza talking about the raid on her home by security forces. Vaillancourt interviews Mabuza. Mabuza talks about the importance of Mandela's struggle; she adds that she is happy about his release. Mabuza says that she had first heard about Mandela when she was a child. Mabuza says that she hopes to return to South Africa one day. Vaillancourt interviews Anna Mabuza (mother of Nthabiseng Mabuza) about Mandela's release. Anna Mabuza says that she is afraid to return to South Africa because she fears reprisals from the government. Vaillancourt's report includes footage of Nthabiseng Mabuza in her home and footage of Nelson Mandela and Winnie Mandela (wife of Nelson Mandela) with supporters in South Africa. This tape includes additional footage of Nthabiseng Mabuza and Anna Mabuza in their home.

Contributor : Reporter
Meg Vaillancourt
Format : Tape 7084   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 106162 
VHS cassette 87510 
Betacam cassette 106379 
digital betacam cassette 106378 

Subject : Keywords

Subject : Personal Names
Mabuza, Anna
Mabuza, Nthabiseng
Mandela, Nelson
Mandela, Winnie
Vaillancourt, Meg

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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