Sing and Louder Sing of Freedom: Nelson Mandela's Challenge To America

by Nelson Mandela, The Africa Fund
New York, New York, United States
October 1994
Publisher: The Africa Fund
4 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The pamphlet includes excerpts of Nelson Mandela's address to Congress. The pamphlet says on October 6, 1994, South African President Nelson Mandela became the third foreign leader, after Winston Churchill and Israeli Prime Minister Rabin, to appear more than once before a joint session of Congress; imprisoned 27 years for resisting apartheid, Mandela thanked the American people for their role in the universal assault on apartheid; now he urged their continued support in the difficult struggle to eradicate the poverty, illiteracy and unemployment that is the legacy of apartheid. The pamphlet discusses President Bill Clinton, T.S. Eliot, the Cold War, international relations, the United Nations, the International Bank of Reconstruction and Development, the International Monetary Fund, the European Union, Walt Whitman, Local 1199 Health and Hospital Workers Union, democracy, the flame of freedom, justice and peace, the poor, minority rule, and prosperity.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to The Africa Fund).
Collection: Africa Action Archive