South African Election Speeches

National Party President F.W. de Klerk gave his concession speech from Pretoria, South Africa, following his defeat in the presidential elections. He… read more

National Party President F.W. de Klerk gave his concession speech from Pretoria, South Africa, following his defeat in the presidential elections. He spoke about the guarantees of the new constitution and the importance of working together with South Africa-Elect, Nelson Mandela to solve South Africa’s problems, especially preserving the new democracy. Nelson Mandela gave his victory speech following the election. He praised the people for supporting this new democracy and promised to serve the needs of the people, and work hard in dealing with South Africa’s problems to improve the standard of living. close

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South African Election Speeches

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Program ID:
56646-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Speech
Location:
Pretoria, South Africa
First Aired:
May 08, 1994 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 09, 1994 | 4:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 08, 1994 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 08, 1994 | 8:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 09, 1994 | 4:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2