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FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1987


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FRONTLINE Special Report
Apartheid: 1987
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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

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Part 5 looks at an unprecedented meeting in the struggle for South Africa's future. Two years before the release of Nelson Mandela, dissident white Afrikaners met with black leaders from the outlawed African National Congress in Dakar, Senagal, to discuss strategies for change in South Africa, presaging the reforms that would come later.



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Public Affairs
Fanning, David (Series Producer)
Chicago: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1987,” 11/16/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BB6BC9A0D1AB439DB557C6EB9DFEEFD8.
MLA: “FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1987.” 11/16/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BB6BC9A0D1AB439DB557C6EB9DFEEFD8>.
APA: FRONTLINE Special Report; Apartheid: 1987. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BB6BC9A0D1AB439DB557C6EB9DFEEFD8
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