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Ten O'Clock News; Gabu Tugwana interview, Part 1

02/02/1990

Christy George reports that F.W. de Klerk, the President of South Africa, announced that the ban on the African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa will be lifted, and Nelson Mandela will be freed. George's report includes footage of de Klerk making the announcement and footage of Desmond Tutu reacting to the announcement. George's report also features footage of black and white South Africans reacting to the news and footage of black South Africans celebrating. George interviews Gabu Tugwana, the editor of The New Nation over the telephone. Tugwana discusses de Klerk's announcement and describes reaction to the announcement in South Africa. Tugwana says that apartheid laws are still in force. George's story includes footage of black South Africans and South African security forces; it also includes footage of Koos van der Merwe and Dr. Andries Treunicht, both of the Conservative Party, reacting to the news. This edition of the Ten O'Clock News also included the following item: Aggrey Mbere talks about South Africa and his exile in the US


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Gabu Tugwana interview, Part 1

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

00:04:15

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
South Africa
Tutu, Desmond
Journalists
Anti-apartheid movements
Apartheid
African National Congress
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-
Locations
South Africa
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
George, Christy (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Gabu Tugwana interview, Part 1,” 02/02/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A52EC7D6F1AC4D1592499D5150020814.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Gabu Tugwana interview, Part 1.” 02/02/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A52EC7D6F1AC4D1592499D5150020814>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Gabu Tugwana interview, Part 1. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A52EC7D6F1AC4D1592499D5150020814
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