Nelson Mandela : live from the Oakland Coliseum / hosted by Bari Scott

Program Title:
Nelson Mandela : live from the Oakland Coliseum / hosted by Bari Scott
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Live coverage of the events at the Oakland Coliseum on the afternoon that noted South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela spoke in the Bay area. This was Mandela's first tour after being released from prison in South Africa.

Reel 1. pt.1. Introduction / Bari Scott ; pt.2. Racial pride : discussion in the booth / Dr. Khalid Abdullah Tariq Al Mansour interviewed by Bari Scott ; pt.3. Prayer and invocation / Walter Turner ; pt.4. The four reasons for Mandela's visit / Walter Turner ; pt.5. Chorus : cast of Sarafina ; pt.6. Gospel Hummingbirds ; pt.7. Backstage / Walter and Bari ; pt.8. Dr. Al Mansour ; pt.9. John L. Hooker and Bonnie Raitt (59 min.)

Reel 2. pt.1. Panel discussion / Bari Scott, Walter Turner, Wendell Harper ; pt.2. Pharoah Sanders, Bobby Hutchinson, Ed Kelly, W.W. Wainwright, Faye Carol, John Handy ; pt.3. Booth on political transformation / Bari, Walter, George Wright ; pt.4. Interfaith Gospel Choir ; pt.5. Panel discussion ; pt.6. Fundraising / Willie Brown ; pt.7. Talk / Reverend Farasani (60 min.)

Reel 3. pt.1. Community Chorus ; pt.2. Panel discussion of Ron Dellums ; pt.3. Harry Belafonte ; pt.4. Introduction to Mandela / Ron Dellums ; pt.5. Nelson Mandela speech ; pt.6. Singing ; pt.7. Discussion by Bari and Walter (60 min.)

Reel 4. pt.1. Sweet Honey in the Rock ; pt.2. Panel discussion of the event ; pt.3. Announcement of the Berkeley Women's event ; pt.4. Dr. Al Mansour ; pt.5. Bill Graham ; pt.5. Closing (60 min.).

Date Recorded on: 
Oakland, 30 June 1990.
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Item duration: 
4 reels (239 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.
Total duration (All reels): 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1990.
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