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Mandela’s Prison Years

While Mandela and other political leaders languished in prison, the government cracked down. It seemed that resistance to apartheid had been crushed. But on June 16, 1976, a student uprising in Soweto sparked a new generation of activism. This is Chapter 3 of our documentary (and 2015 Audiobook of the Year) Mandela: An Audio History.

Plus, the story behind the only known recording of Nelson Mandela during his 27 years in prison.

More information about the project is available at mandelahistory.org

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