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December 14, 1991 | From Associated Press
The U.N. General Assembly, citing progress toward ending apartheid, called unanimously Friday for the restoration of international sporting, cultural, scientific and academic ties with South Africa. The assembly, in its annual resolution on apartheid, also encouraged countries to review and lift remaining economic sanctions as South Africa creates a new transitional multiracial government and drafts a democratic, non-racial constitution.
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December 14, 1991 | From Associated Press
The U.N. General Assembly, citing progress toward ending apartheid, called unanimously Friday for the restoration of international sporting, cultural, scientific and academic ties with South Africa. The assembly, in its annual resolution on apartheid, also encouraged countries to review and lift remaining economic sanctions as South Africa creates a new transitional multiracial government and drafts a democratic, non-racial constitution.
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February 24, 1990 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sun City preserves its fondest memories in a deserted corridor away from the slot machines' jingle. Barry Manilow and Frank Sinatra are there on well-lighted posters. So are George Benson and Dolly Parton, Chicago and Queen, Cher and Liza. All have been "live at Sun City," playing for the world's biggest money in the Super Bowl, Africa's best-equipped music hall. On one memorable evening, Elton John, on his way out of town, sat down to play piano for Rod Stewart, who had just arrived.
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April 18, 1991 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This movie had all the right credentials. The writer was Athol Fugard, a playwright with an impeccable anti-apartheid pedigree. And the story, "The Road to Mecca," was a classic South African tale of artistic freedom. But before filming began in South Africa with a prominent American in the cast, the black liberation movement objected.
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April 18, 1991 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This movie had all the right credentials. The writer was Athol Fugard, a playwright with an impeccable anti-apartheid pedigree. And the story, "The Road to Mecca," was a classic South African tale of artistic freedom. But before filming began in South Africa with a prominent American in the cast, the black liberation movement objected.
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February 24, 1990 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sun City preserves its fondest memories in a deserted corridor away from the slot machines' jingle. Barry Manilow and Frank Sinatra are there on well-lighted posters. So are George Benson and Dolly Parton, Chicago and Queen, Cher and Liza. All have been "live at Sun City," playing for the world's biggest money in the Super Bowl, Africa's best-equipped music hall. On one memorable evening, Elton John, on his way out of town, sat down to play piano for Rod Stewart, who had just arrived.
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