South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid

Video Footage Segment

"Amandla / awethu!" "We are still trying to organize a stadium where he will speak." [4:06]
February 10, 1990 Cape Town, South Africa.

"Power" "to the people" opens this footage of a meeting at the University of the Western Cape the night before Nelson Mandela's release, where Willie Hofmeyr speaks briefly. (For the last 14 months in prison, Mandela was moved from Robben Island to Victor Verster Prison in Paarl, about 30 miles [50 kilometers] from Cape Town.

Collection: Community Video Education Trust (CVET)

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