African Writers' Club

Apartheid struggle. African Writers' Club

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  • Duration

    00:32:23

  • Shelf mark

    C134/412

  • Subjects

    Political Commentary & Debate

  • Recording date

    unknown

  • Speakers

    unidentified (speakers)

  • Description

    Item notes : This is a talk about the struggle of black people of South Africa living under the oppressive apartheid regime. The speaker talks about the role of the African National Congress (ANC) in the fight for freedom. The names of many freedom fighters are listed. There is also a detailed discussion about the 'Rivonia Treason Trial'. The Rivonia Trial, named after the suburb of Johannesburg where 16 leaders of the African National Congress had been arrested in July 1963, began on 26 November 1963. On June 11 1964, at the conclusion of the trial, Mandela and the seven other defendants: Walter Sisulu, Govan Mbeki, Raymond Mhlaba, Elias Motsoaledi, Ahmed Kathrada and Denis Goldberg [?].

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Apartheid struggle. African Writers' Club

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