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FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1978-1986

07/08/1987


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Series
FRONTLINE Special Report
Program
Apartheid: 1978-1986
Program Number

519

Series Description

Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

When PW Botha became prime minister of South Africa two years after the Soweto uprising in 1976, he realized that apartheid must 'adapt or die.' Part 4 explores the reforms undertaken by Botha to maintain white supremacy, changes that have deeply divided Afrikaners and have provoked explosive reactions from many blacks.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Public Affairs
News
Creators
Fanning, David (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1978-1986,” 07/08/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 30, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_39C755A032504E5DA93571EBDF7F8C9A.
MLA: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1978-1986.” 07/08/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 30, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_39C755A032504E5DA93571EBDF7F8C9A>.
APA: FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1978-1986. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_39C755A032504E5DA93571EBDF7F8C9A
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