Interview with ANC Whip Sisulu

May 06, 1998

Today, we continue our conversation with Max Sisulu about his family’s decades of exile, imprisonment and legendary resistance. He is the ANC chief whip of the South African parliament and former commander of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the ANC. He was in exile for 27 years, the same number of years his father spent in prison. Walter Sisulu was the founder of Umkhonto we Sizwe and a close friend of President Nelson Mandela..


  • Max Sisulu, the ANC chief whip of the South African parliament. Hewas in exile for 27 years. His father, Walter Sisulu was head of the armedwing of the ANC.

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