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1998-03-27

A Review of Colonialism in South Africa

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The African National Congress’s new leader, Thabo Mbeki, has spoken of what he calls an African Renaissance that is now sweeping the continent. Although that media-friendly moniker may obscure more than it reveals, it is true that many countries in sub-Saharan Africa are struggling to be re-born and rejuvenated after centuries of colonial conquest and rule.

Guests:

  • Father Michael Lapsley, chaplain to the Trauma Center for Victims of Violence and Torture in Cape Town, South Africa. In April 1990, Father Lapsley was the target of a letter bomb. He lost both hands and an eye. He is currently a visiting professor in democracy at the New School for Social Research in New York City where he teaches a course on memory and justice. He is the subject of a biography by Michael Worsnip called ??Priest and Partisan.
  • Dr. Garrett Ouconner, associate professor of psychiatry at the University of California Los Angeles.

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