Free Mandela

int15a2. Christabel Gurney interview clip  2

Christabel Gurney was active in the Anti-Apartheid Movement from 1969 to 1994. She edited the AAM’s monthly newspaper Anti-Apartheid News in the 1970s and was later secretary of Notting Hill Anti-Apartheid Group. More recently she has researched and written about the history of the AAM. 

In this clip she describes the atmosphere at the event in South Africa House held to celebrate the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as President in May 1994.

Free Nelson Mandela

This is the transcript of a witness seminar held at St Antony’s College, Oxford in 1999. Participants included Rivonia trialists Ahmed Kathrada and Rusty Bernstein, Mandela’s biographer Anthony Sampson, the producer of the 1988 Nelson Mandela tribute concert Tony Hollingsworth, former Executive Secretaries  of the Anti-Apartheid Movement Mike Terry and Ethel de Keyser, and the AAM’s Deputy Director Alan Brooks and Campaign Organiser Clive Nelson. The seminar was convened and chaired by Professor William Beinart.