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South African local elections

Title
South African local elections
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
25 Oct 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:05:13
Description
Southern Africa correspondent Nigel Wrench reports on the local elections in South Africa where those against the government’s view have mostly been detained. Includes speech by Pik Botha, Nationalist Party; interviews with Paul Pashee local National Party leader in Pretoria and Mark Phillips(?) of Jahannesburg University; TV ad excerpt urging people to vote; Archbishop Desmond Tutu calling for true power for black people; national anthem sung in City Hall.
Contributors
Pik Botha; Desmond Tutu; Nigel Wrench; Paul Pashee; Mark Phillips(?)
Keywords
Elections; Interethnic relations; South Africa; Apartheid; Political systems; Oppression; Racial segregation; Black African peoples; Election campaigns; Pretoria

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