1985 | MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour
With the turmoil in South Africa capturing an ever-increasing share of headlines, the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour saw an opportunity for a deeper, more incisive look. Executive producer Lester Crystal, correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault and producer Frank Smith explain the daily life of a range of South Africans, exposing far more than could be examined from the daily news reports. Superb writing, in-depth reporting and gripping personal testimonies coalesce into a hard-hitting program. In providing background, texture, and nuance to a story that is too-frequently told only in terms of “black and white,” this five-part series exemplifies the high quality production values and journalistic integrity of the MacNeil/Lehrer series. For an outstanding series truly worthy of recognition, a Peabody Award to the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour for Aparteid’s People.
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