Mandela - an Audio History

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The struggle against apartheid told through rare sound recordings and first-person accounts. Mandela: An Audio History is the award-winning radio series documenting the struggle against apartheid through intimate first-person accounts of Nelson Mandela himself, as well as those who fought with him, and against him. Recognized as one of the most comprehensive oral histories of apartheid ever broadcast, the series weaves together more than 50 first-person interviews with an unprecedented collection of rare archival recordings, some of which had never been heard before.

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55 minutes

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Sat 14 Dec 2013 19:06 GMT

The Making of this Documentary

This documentary was an Audio History production. The producer was Joe Richman.


Find biographies of the contributors and more information about the making of this documentary at


Neville Alexander
Fikile Bam
George Bizos
Pik Botha
Christo Brand
Amina Cachalia
Eddie Daniels
Dennis Goldberg
Ahmed Kathrada
Mac Maharaj
Nelson Mandela
Zindzi Mandela-Hlongwane
Dorothy Masuka
Joe Matthews
Roelf Meyer
Bonghi Mkhabela
Andrew Mlangeni
Thandi Modise
Strini Moodley
Dr Nthato Motlana
Dullah Omar
Albie Sachs
Lungi Sisulu
Allister Sparks
Helen Suzman
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Frederick Van Zyl Slabbert
Sonny Venkatrathnam

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