Over the course of the past few years, over 172 interviews have been recorded, including former heads of state and government, foreign ministers and other key figures who have spoken freely of the difficult decisions they were called upon to make, the criteria by which their decisions were taken, and their personal fears and hopes for the liberation of South(ern) Africa.
When Winnie Madikizela married Nelson Mandela her own heritage as a Pondo woman became secondary to that of being a wife to Mandela. Subsequently, Madikizela continuously fought to maintain that her identity not be subjugated behind her husband’s shadow.
Long-time MP and from 1961 to 1974 the sole parliamentary representative of the Progressive Party.
For several years she was the only political leader allowed to visit Robben Island.
Archbishop Desmond TutuFormer General Secretary of the SACC, Archbishop of Cape Town and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Olesegun ObasanjoRetired army general and former President of Nigeria who was co-Chairman of the Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group on South Africa.
Dr Henry Kissinger
Former American Secretary of State under Presidents Nixon and Ford