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Independent Lens | Have You Heard From Johannesburg | Part 5 | Free At Last | PBS

Duration: 03:41
Program: Independent Lens #1312

www.itvs.org Premiering January 26, 2012 on PBS (check local listings). Watch "Free At Last" - the final episode of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg" South Africans tell the story of the most important effort in the anti-apartheid campaign of the 80's: the alliance that brought together freedom fighters in South Africa as never before. The UDF protests climax in a fierce campaign of defiance, and internationally, Nelson Mandela becomes a household name as the campaign to free him ignites a worldwide crusade. This five-part series from producer/director Connie Field chronicles the history of the global anti-apartheid movement that took on South Africa's entrenched apartheid regime and its international supporters who considered South Africa an ally in the Cold War. Learn more about Independent Lens: www.pbs.org Watch other Independent Lens video: video.pbs.org

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Post Date: January 12, 2012