South African Parliament Opening

President Mandela, his cabinet, judiciary officials and members participated in the first opening of the South African Parliament under the… read more

President Mandela, his cabinet, judiciary officials and members participated in the first opening of the South African Parliament under the nation’s new constitution. Mandela opened the session with his state of the nation address. In it he warned against extremist violence by disenchanted whites, which would only lead to retribution by the large black majority, and stressed that currency reform must remain gradual. close

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South African Parliament Opening

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Program ID:
78694-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Cape Town, South Africa
First Aired:
Feb 07, 1997 | 3:46am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Feb 10, 1997 | 12:35am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Feb 07, 1997 | 3:46am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 07, 1997 | 5:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 07, 1997 | 10:19pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 08, 1997 | 2:08am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 09, 1997 | 6:16pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 10, 1997 | 12:35am EST | C-SPAN 1