F.W. de Klerk, Winnie Mandela and Cyril Ramaposa


We all know the importance of Nelson Mandela, but great as he was, he did not work alone. Each of these figures brought their motives and personalities to shape South Africa’s transition from apartheid to the present. John Campbell, political counselor in Johannesburg during the collapse of apartheid, shares the human perspective on these powerful world events.  Everyone in the country wanted a change to democracy, from right-wing Afrikaners to Marxist liberationists.  Why?  

 

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