The Making of a Middle Cadre: The Story of Rui de Pinto

Life Histories from the Revolution. Angola, MPLA. 1
by Liberation Support Movement
Richmond, Canada
108 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage outside Africa: Canada, Cuba, France, Portugal
Language: English
Contents: Forward by Don Barnett • Introduction • Part 1 • Chapter 1 Rui de Pinto • Chapter 2 In Portugal • Part 2 • Chapter 3 The Rebellion • Chapter 4 The Long March • Part 3 • Chapter 5 Joining the MPLA • Chapter 6 Part of the Struggle • Taped and Edited by Don Barnett. Illustrated by Selma Waldman. The pamphlet mentions Lisbon, Oporto, contratado, forces labor, Ambriz, Luanda, boarding school, a policeman, agriculture, MPLA, the Santarém, Alentejo province, unrest, political organizations, Congo, the French resistance, Morocco, escudos, PIDE, Portuguese Consul, Antonio Carvalho, José Manuel, the Spanish coast, Algeciras, Vila Real, Rev. Pinto de Andrade, Aljube, Caxias Prison, prisoners, a Communist, peasants, Guarda Republica, guarda-fiscal, Évora, patrol boats, San Vicente, passports, the Red Cross, the Catholic Aid Society, Perpignan, Paris, Musée Rigo, PAIGC (Partido Africano da Indepené da Guiné e Cabo Verde), Congo-Kinshasa, Zaire, UPA (União das Populaçôes de Angola), Holden Roberto, Irene Cohen, Kinkuzu Prison, Fortunato, Comrade Pires, Chipenda, a semi-liberated area, Musée de L'Homme, art restoration, Place de Perdre, Havana, military training, weapons, Songololo, political commissar, Congolese soldiers, Thysville, self-criticism, Dar es Salaam, the Third Region, the Department of Information and Propaganda (DIP), Zone "A," Mandume II, guerrillas, Chokwe, Luvale, Medical Assistance Services, CIR (Center for Revolutionary Instruction), agriculture, helicopters, incendiary grenades, Lumbala, UNITA, mestizo, bombings, rifles, machine guns, Comrade Paganini, the Bomboko column, a SAM clinic, reconnaissance planes, the Military Commission of the OAU, President Neto,  Commander Monimambu, Dr. dos Santos, and Basil Davidson.
Used by permission of former members of Liberation Support Movement.
Collection: Private collection of Candice Wright