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In a final push for today's crucial referendum, South Africa's white leaders Monday took out newspaper advertisements, handed out leaflets and appeared on radio talk shows to persuade thousands of still-undecided voters to make a final break with apartheid. President Frederik W. de Klerk, who has vowed to resign if he loses, said in an open letter to South Africans that a "no" vote would "lead us to a dead end of division and destruction." De Klerk's foreign minister, Roelof F.
June 24, 1987 | SCOTT KRAFT, Times Staff Writer
The government of Zimbabwe announced Tuesday that it will soon introduce legislation to scrap special parliamentary representation for the country's 120,000 whites, a long-anticipated move that will formally end nearly a century of racial privilege in the continent's youngest black-ruled nation.
August 12, 1999 | From Reuters
China Airlines sealed an order for aircraft from Boeing Co. and detailed plans to buy more jets from Airbus Industrie in hotly contested deals that analysts said should please all three. China Airlines said that if all options are exercised, it would buy a total of 36 airliners worth $5.6 billion from the two fierce aerospace rivals.
May 2, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
Sir Max Aitken, a World War II ace credited with the destruction of 16 German planes and son of British newspaper magnate Lord Beaverbrook, died Tuesday at his London home. He was 75. 'My father had been ill for some years," said his son, Maxwell Aitken. "He suffered a series of strokes, the first in 1977. In the last six months he had been getting worse." Sir Max took over Lord Beaverbrook's role as head of the family newspaper concern on his father's death in 1964.
July 27, 1986 | PETER WELLMAN, Associated Press
Mark H. Rocke and his family have come back to the country they fled out of fear six years ago--fear of black rule in Zimbabwe. Like thousands of others who left what then was the British colony of Rhodesia, they had gone to South Africa, only to encounter the racial strife they feared so much here. "This is a country of racial peace, and we did the right thing coming home," Rocke's wife, Denyse, said.
February 27, 2013 | By Ed Stockly
Customized TV Listings are available here: Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 24 - March 2, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies       SERIES "Community" Malcolm McDowell guest stars in this new episode as a European history professor. Joel McHale, Yvette Nicole Brown, Jim Rash and Ken Yeong also star. 8 p.m. NBC "Zero Hour" Laila (Jacinda Barrett) must repair the next clock for her captor (Michael Nyqvist)
December 3, 1997
Basic Training "The New Making of a Cook," by Madeline Kamman (William Morrow, $40) The new revision of "Joy of Cooking," by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker (Scribner, $30) "CookWise: The Hows & Whys of Successful Cooking," by Shirley Corriher (William Morrow, $28.50) "The Essential Cookbook," by Caroline and Terence Conran and Simon Hopkinson (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, $39.95 until Jan. 1; $50 after) Restaurant Specials "72 Market St. Dishes It Out!"
August 21, 2013 | By Ed Stockly
Customized TV Listings are available here: Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 18 - 24, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     SERIES Motive Flynn and Vega (Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira) investigate the stabbing death of a well-known boxer in his own gym. Roger Cross and Cameron Bright also star in this new episode. 9 p.m. ABC Project Runway The designers go on an overnight camping trip and must use the surroundings of their campsite as inspiration.
January 7, 2010
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Author Whoopi Goldberg. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Author Lisa Lillien ("Hungry Girl"); author Po Bronson ("NurtureShock"). (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Amy Adams; Gabourey Sidibe. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Sigourney Weaver; Sam Worthington; Snoop Dogg. 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Beauty tips for moms on a budget.
October 14, 2002 | From Associated Press
Sir Garfield Todd, a former prime minister of Southern Rhodesia, as Zimbabwe was once known, died Sunday after a stroke. He was 93. Todd died in a hospital in the western city of Bulawayo, said his daughter Judith, a leading Zimbabwean human rights activist. Prime minister from 1953 to 1958, Todd backed his country's independence from Britain for two decades before it was finally granted in 1980.
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