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Ten O'Clock News; Dennis Brutus

03/26/1982

Brief interview and readings with South African writer Dennis Brutus. Discussion of civil rights and struggle for change. Brutus reads portions of poems "Sequence for South Africa," about the pain of his exile, and "Sharpeville," about the Sharpeville Massacre of March 21, 1960 in the Transvaal Province of South Africa.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Dennis Brutus

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

00:05:56

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Brutus, Dennis, 1924-2009
Poets
Authors
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Brutus, Dennis, 1924-2009 (Interviewee)
Lydon, Christopher (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Dennis Brutus,” 03/26/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF58F38EFF204BCBBE0BA1DFD52C5435.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Dennis Brutus.” 03/26/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF58F38EFF204BCBBE0BA1DFD52C5435>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Dennis Brutus. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF58F38EFF204BCBBE0BA1DFD52C5435
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