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Soweto : apartheid in action

Author: Julia Spark
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, ©1988.
Series: History in action (Television program)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1976 the introduction of a law making it compulsory to teach Afrikaans, the main dialect of the ruling white minority of South Africa, led to widespread protest among Black South Africans. This video places the protests in the context of the South African government's policy of apartheid. Includes interviews with Black protesters and news footage of white government officials.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Spark
OCLC Number: 19676241
Notes: Originally produced for Granada Television.
Title on container and label: Soweto: class of 1976.
Credits: Series adviser, Kenneth Woodrow.
Performer(s): Charles Foster.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 20 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: History in action (Television program)
Other Titles: Soweto: class of 1976
Responsibility: produced and directed by Julia Spark.

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In 1976 the introduction of a law making it compulsory to teach Afrikaans, the main dialect of the ruling white minority of South Africa, led to widespread protest among Black South Africans. This video places the protests in the context of the South African government's policy of apartheid. Includes interviews with Black protesters and news footage of white government officials.

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