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1 :01x01 - Road to Resistance

Jan/12/2012
The five-part "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?," a history of the global anti-apartheid movement, opens with "Road to Resistance," which recalls the 1948 implementation of government-sanctioned discrimination in South Africa. The African National Congress launches a nonviolent campaign against apartheid, but its leaders are forced underground or, like Nelson Mandela, imprisoned. ANC deputy president Oliver Tambo, meanwhile, travels the world in search of support for the anti-apartheid cause.

Source: PBS

2 :01x02 - The New Generation

Jan/12/2012
Part 2 of 5 of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?" examines "The New Generation," and its effort to overturn South Africa's apartheid system. Included: the refusal of western nations to boycott South Africa; a youth uprising in the township of Soweto; the 1977 murder of activist Steve Biko.

Source: PBS

3 :01x03 - From Selma to Soweto

Jan/19/2012
Part 3 of 5 of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?," "From Selma to Soweto," details the anti-apartheid movement in the U.S., where in 1986 legislation was passed that imposed sanctions on South Africa over the objections of President Reagan.

Source: PBS

4 :01x04 - The Bottom Line

Jan/19/2012
Part 4 of 5 of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?, The Bottom Line," details how international grassroots campaigns to boycott and divest from companies that did business in South Africa pressured those companies to exit the apartheid state.

Source: PBS

5 :01x05 - Free at Last

Jan/26/2012
The conclusion of "Have You Heard From Johannesburg?, Free at Last," recalls the end stage of South Africa's apartheid system, when internal and external pressures forced the government to the negotiating table and consent to elections in 1994 that resulted in the once-banned ANC winning a majority in parliament and the once-imprisoned Nelson Mandela becoming president.

Source: PBS
Warning: Have You Heard From Johannesburg? guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Anthology | Educational | Family | History
Status: New Series
Network: PBS ( USA)
Airs: Thursdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 12, 2012
Episode Order: 5
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