• Short Summary

    Mr Philip Kgosana, 24, the African student who led the peaceful march of 30,000 Africans on Cape Town in March 1960, after the Sharpeville shootings, was interviewed in London April 17.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Crowd listens to Kgosana
    0.03

    2.
    LV Kgosana speaks
    0.08

    3.
    Cu Kgosana
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    4.
    SV Kgosana towards with man
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    5.
    CU Kgosana being interviewed
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    TRANSCRIPT: (SEQ. 5): Kgosana: "The Pan Africanist Congress has an unfolding programme which started on the twenty first of March nineteen fifty-one with the launching of the past campaign. The programme goes on and my coming here is part of that programme. We hope to pursue the programme and overthrow white domination by nineteen sixty-three."



    Question: "And what does the programme include. Does it include the use of force for example?"



    Kgosana: "Well not necessarily."



    Question: "Overthrow is a strong word."



    Kgosana: "Well we hope to pursue the programme, and if it is possible to avoid violence we shall, but if violence comes we shall not (stop) the violence."




    Initials TDH/B & S/JH/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Mr Philip Kgosana, 24, the African student who led the peaceful march of 30,000 Africans on Cape Town in March 1960, after the Sharpeville shootings, was interviewed in London April 17.

    He had just arrived in London via Basutoland and Tanganyika after jumping bail in December. He said that Mr Erasmus, South African Minister of Justice, had agreed to see him and other leaders of the march, and broke his word by having them arrested.

    Asked why he was in London, Mr. Kgosana replied: -

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1GVUIK2H6KE5LKTJOOL0Y7TZB
    Media URN:
    VLVA1GVUIK2H6KE5LKTJOOL0Y7TZB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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