Collection 117 - South African Institute of Race Relations Press Clippings

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ZA MR-RT-117

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South African Institute of Race Relations Press Clippings

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  • 1928 - 1994 (Accumulation)

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2100 boxes. Two boxes relate to the Rivonia Trial ; Publications

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(1929 -)

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The clippings relate to a great variety of subjects. Rivonia Trial material is under Political Trials 197.3 and 197.4. 197.3 has clippings from the Star and Rand Daily Mail Newspapers and subjects include: Harold Wolpe, details of the evidence being presented in the trial, Denis Goldberg and his alleged involvement in training camps, the independence of the judiciary, details of the case and the indictments. 197.4 has clippings mainly from the Star. Subjects include: sabotage and justifications for it, Joel Joffe leaving South Africa after the trial, the fact that the trialists would not appeal sentences, prison conditions, indemnity of Rivonia Trial witnesses, Bernstein leaving South Africa.

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