• Short Summary

    Miss Miriam Makeba, the self-exiled South African folk singer, appeared on Monday before the United Nations General Assembly's special committee on apartheid.

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    Miss Miriam Makeba, the self-exiled South African folk singer, appeared on Monday before the United Nations General Assembly's special committee on apartheid. She appealed for "quick and real action" against South Africa's racial problems.

    She accused the South African Government of "trying to keep us in bondage, withe the utmost brutality, against the will of the entire world". She also read a ballad written for the Anti-Apartheid Movement by the British actress Vanessa Redgrav.

    Miss Makeba was introduced by the committee's Chairman Diallo Telli.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4YDIK3EN7TYYEOB4LPQYRRG9J
    Media URN:
    VLVA4YDIK3EN7TYYEOB4LPQYRRG9J
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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