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Elaine Unterhalter

int22t. Elaine Unterhalter transcript

Elaine Unterhalter was born in South Africa and became active in politics through the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS). She left South Africa in 1975 to study in the UK, and became involved in her local Anti-Apartheid group in Hackney, north London. She was a founding member of the AAM Women’s Committee in 1981 and remained one of its leading activists until the mid-1980s, when she began to work more directly with the ANC in exile.

This is a complete transcript of an interview carried out as part of the ‘Forward to Freedom’ AAM history project in 2013.

 
int22a. Elaine Unterhalter interview clip

Elaine Unterhalter was born in South Africa and became active in politics through the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS).  She left South Africa in 1975 to study in the UK, and became involved in her local Anti-Apartheid group in Hackney, north London.  She was a founding member of the AAM Women’s Committee in 1981 and remained one of its leading activists until the mid-1980s, when she began to work more directly with the ANC in exile.

In this clip she talks about the importance of the AAM Women's Committee.

 
 
 
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