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APOLLO 11, APARTHEID AND TV

“On July 20 [1969] my family like millions of other South African families — was huddled around a crackling radio, listening to the moonwalk. Nobody in the entire country could watch it on TV.”

Read Rob Nixon’s account of why South Africans missed out and what the moon landing did for us…

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(via southafricantvads)

Source: The Atlantic
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The Life and Times of playwright Athol Fugard.

A new documentary charts the struggle of playwright Athol Fugard against the violence of apartheid.

(via Athol Fugard: A man of obstinacy and courage - Mail & Guardian Online)

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Source: mg.co.za
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"It is this extraordinary photograph that is the centrepiece in a new book of [Cedric] Nunn’s work called Call and Response.” 

(via Cedric Nunn: Riding the wave on the cusp of sweeping change - Mail & Guardian Online)

Source: mg.co.za