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'Alexander 1 + 2', audio recording of an interview with Neville Alexander, former fellow prisoner of Mandela, by Sampson, 1996

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MS. Sampson dep. 264/21

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From a box entitled 'Mandela biog. tapes'. Interview with Dr. Neville Edward Alexander (founder of the National Liberation Front), who was imprisoned on Robben Island, 1964-1974. Alexander reminisces about his debates with Nelson Mandela in prison, c.1965, over the question of what constituted the South African nation, the definition of the term 'coloured people', the validity of the armed struggle, and how their positions changed over time. He comments on Mandela's leadership role in prison and describes individual warders and their relationships with the prisoners and intellectual life in prison, including their reading matter, 14 Oct. 1996.

Running time 01.13.39 hours.

Dates

  • 1996

Extent

1 item

Conditions Governing Access

Closed.

Shelfmark

MS. Sampson dep. 264/21

Existence and Location of Copies

The audio cassette has been digitized as MS. Sampson digital 36.

Physical Facet

Format: compact audio cassette

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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