Liberty in our eyes - Agostinho Neto

Liberty in our eyes - Agostinho Neto

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by MPLA Solidarity Committee
New York, New York, United States
About March 1976
Type: Poster
Coverage in Africa: Angola
Language: English
People's Republic of Angola
Agostinho Neto became president of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) in 1962 and was the first President of the Republic of Angola (1975-79). Neto also was a poet, publishing his first collection of poems in 1948. The line "Liberty in our eyes" is from the poem, "Western Civilization." This poem, translated by A. Segel, appears in Africa Today, Vol. 17 (July – August 1970), p. 39. Size: 16.5 x 22 inches.
Used by permission of Richard Knight, a former members of the MPLA Solidarity Committee.
Collection: Private collection of Richard Knight