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The furiosus

Author: Liza KeyPhilip KeyDavid BeresfordDemitrios TsafendasKey Films (Firm)All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmakers Library, Inc., [1999]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Capetown, South Africa, in September 1966, Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd, the architect of apartheid, was stabbed to death in Parliament. The course of South African history was changed by the assassin, Dimitri Tsafendas, who was written off as mad and condemned to twenty eight years of imprisonment."--Container.
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Named Person: Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd; Demitrios Tsafendas; Demitrios Tsafendas; Demitrios Tsafendas; Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Liza Key; Philip Key; David Beresford; Demitrios Tsafendas; Key Films (Firm); Faction Films.; SABC-TV (Television station : Johannesburg, South Africa); Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 46699639
Credits: Editor, David Fox.
Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Question of madness : the furiosus
Responsibility: writer, David Beresford ; producer, Philip Key ; director, Liza Key ; a Key Films Production for SABC 1 in association with Faction Films, London.

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"In Capetown, South Africa, in September 1966, Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd, the architect of apartheid, was stabbed to death in Parliament. The course of South African history was changed by the assassin, Dimitri Tsafendas, who was written off as mad and condemned to twenty eight years of imprisonment."--Container.

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A Question of Madness: The Furiousus

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In 1966 Hendrik Verwoerd, Prime Minister of South Africa and father of the apartheid system, was stabbed to death on the floor of the South African Parliament. The assassin was Dimitri Tsafendas, a mixed race man from Mozambique. <I>A Question of Madness </I>describes the assassination and the...
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