SYNOPSIS: Dr. Vorster has dismissed student troubles as work of agitators, hinting at deportation of?
Students coming out of building
Afrikaner students with very short hair talking
CU Afrikaner student being interviewed, dissociating himself from those students who demonstrated
CUs Posters advertising petition; various shots of students signing. Posters "War is declared"
Students walking around campus outside, including many hippie types
Student's mother being interviewed in her garden, with swimming pool in background, about her son's arrest and stay in prison, and of the implications of recent events.
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Background: SYNOPSIS: Dr. Vorster has dismissed student troubles as work of agitators, hinting at deportation of foreign activists; Afrikanners readily accept this explanation.
Protesting students wealthy, white, middle-class, who could look forward to a privileged life if they kept their noses clean politically
Mother talks of new consciousness of what is going on every day in South Africa.