Headline Discovery (05/28/99)

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Avril Brand
Christo Brand
Gerhard Brand
Nelson Mandela

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An examination of the nation of South Africa after apartheid. As an international symbol of the end of apartheid, Nelson Mandela ordered that the notorious Robben Island Prison, where he spent 17 years, be transformed from the icon of apartheid into a museum dedicated to a multi-racial South Africa. Also presents a look at the history of apartheid laws, how South African black leaders fought oppression and the government's brutal retaliation. Blacks and whites speak about life under apartheid and ongoing tensions in South Africa today.