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Doing Botha's Dirty Work
Athlone, Cape Town
Mitchell's Plain, Cape Town
Duration: 00:21:04

Description: Segment taken of parents and students reopening school in Mitchell's Plain with police and army on guard. [00:01] Images taken in Athlone of Belgravia Senior Secondary School parents and students leaving school premises. [01:48] Interview with a school teacher and images of a student protest. Students hold signs reading "Carter voetsek" (Jimmy Carter go to hell) and "Carter doen Botha se vuit werk" (Jimmy Carter is doing Botha’s dirty work). [02:11] Footage of arrested students, police preparing and firing teargas, onlookers applauding the arrested comrades, people and media flee the teargas and some throw the teargas back at police. [04:11]