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  • Description

    1.
    G.V. of Bishop Tutu and other delegates.
    7 ft

    2.
    G.V. Prime Minister Botha and officials shaking hands.
    10 ft

    3.
    G.V. of conference room, officials taking their seats.
    12 ft

    4.
    PAUSE
    37 ft

    5.
    C.U. of Bishop Tutu speaking.
    58 ft

    6.
    C.U. of Reporter.
    78 ft


    "Bishop Tutu and his delegation have defied radical Black opinion to attend the meeting."



    "The P.M. showed the Government's concern by bringing most of the Cabinet and his defence Force chief but the talks produced nothing concrete, no promises of changes to the Apartheid policy.



    The meeting came against a background of increasing unrest in the Black workforce. The Government has been criticised for using riot police to break unofficial strike but after the meeting Mr. Botha insisted his Government would not weaken it resolve."



    "What we wanted to set in motion was a process of dialogue and negotiation, and the fact that the Government themselves had suggested the possibility of a further meeting is an indication on their part that...well..maybe we're not quite such ogres, they are not quite such ogres as well and there may be able to be an arrangement of minds."



    "There was no element of negotiation about this meeting, each side stated its case the Prime Minister...that he would never countenance one man one vote; the Church leaders that only immediate and dramatic signs of change would bring about any sign of peace....."





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    Film ID:
    VLVAAZOASD1XIYVGV6YIODLGHRNZX
    Media URN:
    VLVAAZOASD1XIYVGV6YIODLGHRNZX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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