Item H3.13 - [Pin13] Robert Sobukwe (6) (Eng)

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ZA UCT BC1223_H_H3_H3.13


[Pin13] Robert Sobukwe (6) (Eng)


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Interviews focus on the life history of Robert Sobukwe, teacher, lecturer, lawyer, secretary of the ANC branch in Standerton, Robben Island prisoner and first president of the PAC. Interviewees include: Achmat Cassiem (activist and Robben Island prisoner); Benjamin Pogrund (author of his autobiography); Charmaine van Tonder (Robert Sobukwe’s neighbour); Dinilesizwe Sobukwe (Robert Sobukwe’s son). Themes include: controversy regarding his burial; PAC; reflections on the funeral; Robben Island; Sobukwe as a father; Sharpeville massacre; WITS; work life. This sub-collection originated as research for the Albert Luthuli Young Historians award 2010.


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