• Short Summary

    Mr Philip Kgosana, 24, the African student who led the peaceful march of 30,000 Africans on Cape Town in March 1960, after the Sharpeville shootings, was interviewed in London April 17.

  • Description

    Mr Philip Kgosana, 24, the African student who led the peaceful march of 30,000 Africans on Cape Town in March 1960, after the Sharpeville shootings, was interviewed in London April 17.

    He had just arrived in London via Basutoland and Tanganyika after jumping bail in December. He said that Mr Erasmus, South African Minister of Justice, had agreed to see him and other leaders of the march, and broke his word by having them arrested.

    Asked why he was in London, Mr. Kgosana replied: -

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1GVUIK2H6KE5LKTJOOL0Y7TZB
    Media URN:
    VLVA1GVUIK2H6KE5LKTJOOL0Y7TZB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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