ISITWALANDWE: THE STORY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN FREEDOM CHARTER

ISITWALANDWE: THE STORY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN FREEDOM CHARTER

    Price: $310.00

    Code: 1688
    Format: DVD

    Tells the story of the adoption of the South African Freedom Charter on June 26, 1955, when over 3,000 delegates from every corner of South Africa gathered at Kliptown, near Johannesburg, at the Congress of the People where the Charter, a blueprint for a future non-racial and democratic South Africa, was unanimously adopted. The video includes documentary footage and photos of the historic Congress as well as the government's response--the arrest of 156 Congress leaders, including a young lawyer named Nelson Mandela, and their mass trial for high treason.

    Directed by Barry Feinberg
    1980, 51 minutes
    Purchase: $310 Classroom Rental: $125

    **** Highly Recommended "...This video brings home to its viewers the fact that the struggle for South African freedom has been backed by people of all colors."--Video Rating Guide for Libraries

    "...a fascinating and emotional story."--Choice (American Library Association)



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