Collection 018 - Vanderbilt Television News Archive

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US VTNA MR-RT-018

Title

Vanderbilt Television News Archive

Date(s)

  • 1986 - 2001 (Accumulation)

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Unknown ; Moving images

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Programmes and programme segments broadcast on channels such as ABC, CBC, CNN, NBC and Nightline. The archive only started recording US national news in 1968 so it doesn't cover the arrests and Rivonia Trial but rather material indirectly related to Rivonia through the Trialists.
Includes footage and reports on:

  • Nelson Mandela's political imprisonment
  • Reports on Mandela and Walter Sisulu
  • The possibility of Govan Mbeki being released from prison.
  • Mandela's relocation to Victor Verster Prison
  • Visits to Mandela by Winnie Mandela and other family members
  • The possible role played by the Central Intelligence Agency in Mandela’s 1962 arrest
  • Interviews with Mandela about his prison years
  • A recording of Mandela’s Statement from the Dock at the Rivonia Trial

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Unrestricted. Fees may apply

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Electronic catalogue available online - https://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/

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