50 Years Ago, Raid Seals Mandela's Fate And His Fame
By: Gregory Warner
July 11, 2013
It's been 50 years since Nelson Mandela's journals and incriminating papers were seized by South African police. Mandela was already under arrest, and those writings arguably sealed his conviction in court, and nearly got him the death penalty. But it also marked his place as one of the key political anti-apartheid thinkers and writers.
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