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Muldergate inquiry in S Africa

Title
Muldergate inquiry in S Africa
Genre
News report; Press conference; Speech
TX Date
28 Sep 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:25
Description
Geoff Sims reports on an inquiry into the Muldergate political scandal in South Africa involving former Prime Minister B J Vorster, Minister of Information Dr Connie Mulder, and Secretary of Department of Information Dr Eschel Rhoodie, after they were implicated in plans to use government resources to fight a propaganda war for the apartheid regime. Speaking are: Justice Anton Mostert rejecting calls for the inquiry to be secret; opposition leader Colin Eglin.
Contributors
Geoff Sims; Anton Mostert; Colin Eglin
Keywords
Politics; Newspapers; South Africa; Apartheid; Public finance; Eschel Rhoodie; Propaganda; Prime ministers; Political corruption; Heads of state; Public inquiries; Political leaders; Political scandals; P. W. Botha; National Party; Connie Mulder; B. J. Vorster

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