• Short Summary

    The South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee, which successfully organised the walk-out by black nations at the Montreal Olympics in Canada this year, have called on contestants in the Miss.

  • Description

    The South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee, which successfully organised the walk-out by black nations at the Montreal Olympics in Canada this year, have called on contestants in the Miss. World Competition being held in Britain to boycott the event. South Africa has two entrants - one white and one non-white. They are Miss. South Africa, Lynn Massyn, an 18-year-old textile designer, and 21-year-old Rozette Motsepe, a student and model, But both girls have condemned the racial element in the move to have them boycott the event. First, Miss. South Africa, Lynn Massyn, interrupted by one of the contest officials when the questions were disapproved of.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1G699K89FGYMAISZU4TWFW83R
    Media URN:
    VLVA1G699K89FGYMAISZU4TWFW83R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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