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Ten O'Clock News; Woza Albert

11/08/1984

End of an interview with South African playwrights and actors Percy Mtwa and Mbongi Ngema at the Spingold Theater at Brandeis University about their play Woza Albert. The two men describe reactions to the play in the South African townships. Each man talks about his future plans. They shoot cutaways. Several takes of reporter standup by the box office of the theater.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Woza Albert

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:09:08

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
South Africa
Theater
Universities and colleges
Mtwa, Percy
Apartheid
Ngema, Mbongeni
Brandeis University
Locations
Waltham (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Yourgrau, Tug (Reporter)
Mtwa, Percy (Interviewee)
Ngema, Mbongeni (Interviewee)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Woza Albert,” 11/08/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4976F3B031BE432E84ADA7AD9AE2CC78.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Woza Albert.” 11/08/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4976F3B031BE432E84ADA7AD9AE2CC78>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Woza Albert. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4976F3B031BE432E84ADA7AD9AE2CC78
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