• Short Summary

    In South Africa, Prime Minister Pieter Botha says he may consider changing the laws barring sex or marriage between races.

  • Description

    In South Africa, Prime Minister Pieter Botha says he may consider changing the laws barring sex or marriage between races. His statement on Wednesday (26 September) startled politicians and churchmen as the Immorality Act and Mixed Marriages Act are widely regarded as pillars of apartheid. The move followed the granting of trade union rights to all black workers on Tuesday (25 September). South Africa's Minister of Manpower Utilisation Mr. Fanie Botha later commented on the change in trade union law.

    SYNOPSIS: Mrs. Lucy Mvubelo, the General Secretary of the National Union of Clothing Workers, was overjoyed by the news.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2Z39VADFE7YRAOMSD0266QNIY
    Media URN:
    VLVA2Z39VADFE7YRAOMSD0266QNIY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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