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CLIP 7308

Violence in Soweto (audio)

Violence in Soweto (audio)
Key Info
  • Violence in Soweto (audio)
  • Duration: 03:035
  • Nat Serache reports for The World in Focus on the dramatic situation in Soweto, where the cars of white people have been burnt and individuals have become involved in clashes with the police. He describes officers shoot into a crowd, resulting in the death of two children. This report was first broadcast in June 1976 and is published as part of BBC Archive Collections: Please note this is an audio clip and only available with the Flash player.
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  • Keywords: South Africa, civil rights, Soweto, Black History Month, primary evidence
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Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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