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December 9, 1988 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, Times Staff Writer
When the first chords sound of "Get Up, Stand Up," the opening number of Saturday's cable-television broadcast of Amnesty International's "Human Rights Now!" concert, Kevin and Karl Wall will at last be able to relax. They will finally see the airing of the concert they successfully peddled internationally, featuring Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour, at the Buenos Aires stop on the recent six-week world tour.
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December 9, 1988 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, Times Staff Writer
When the first chords sound of "Get Up, Stand Up," the opening number of Saturday's cable-television broadcast of Amnesty International's "Human Rights Now!" concert, Kevin and Karl Wall will at last be able to relax. They will finally see the airing of the concert they successfully peddled internationally, featuring Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour, at the Buenos Aires stop on the recent six-week world tour.
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January 12, 1989
Jay Shanker has been named senior vice president and general counsel at Radio Vision International, Los Angeles.
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December 7, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Amnesty International's yearlong, global human rights campaign will go out with a bang Saturday. with a three-hour worldwide telecast of the "Human Rights Now! Tour," being broadcast by Radio Vision International. It will air in the United States on HBO and simultaneously in 54 other countries, including Ireland, Spain, Turkey, Switzerland, Greece, Belgium and the Netherlands. It will also be telecast in South America and the Middle East.
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September 6, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
The Worldwide syndicator for "Human Rights Now!" has finally been named. The telecast will be taped from Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Home Box Office and distributed internationally by Radio Vision International, a British-American company that specializes in long-form TV documentary syndication. The concert, to be recorded on Oct. 15 in Buenos Aires, will feature sets by all the main acts plus some Argentinian ones. HBO will air the show in the United States on Dec. 10.
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March 18, 1988 | DEBORAH CAULFIELD, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Imprisoned South African black activist Nelson Mandela will have a big birthday party thrown for him by Harry Belafonte, Dire Straits and Whitney Houston in London this June. "The Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute," organized by Belafonte and U.S. distributor Radio Vision International, will be an anti-apartheid affair, benefitting several African political and humanitarian organizations.
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May 11, 1988 | DIANE HAITHMAN, Times Staff Writer
In the tradition of Live Aid and Comic Relief, Fox Broadcasting Co. will join the crusade to raise social awareness through popular entertainment with Freedomfest--Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebration--a live, all-star musical tribute to the South African human rights activist. On June 11, Fox will join the British Broadcasting Co.
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July 21, 1990 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Organizers call it the largest, most ambitious live musical event ever staged. Size aside, it's easily among the more unusual. Before an expected live audience of 180,000 and an estimated 1 billion television viewers worldwide, former Pink Floyd leader Roger Waters will perform tonight one final, very special performance of "The Wall."
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