Free Nelson Mandela: Anatomy of a popular movement in world culture
Published: December 6, 2013 01:28PM
Updated: December 6, 2013 09:21AM
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2005, file photo, former South African President Nelson Mandela, 87, is in a jovial mood at the Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, where he met with the winner and runner-up of the local "Idols" competition. South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)

The apartheid government of South Africa threw Nelson Mandela into prison in 1962 after a show trial. He was sent to a prison on Robben Island, along with other members of the African National Congress, where he was expected to languish. Instead, knowledge of his plight simmered, fueled by his correspondence with leading figures around the world.

<freeform> <script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” data-hide-embed=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/2427/”></script><noscript><h1>Free Nelson Mandela: The anatomy of a popular movement in American and world culture</h1><h2>The apartheid government of South Africa threw Nelson Mandela into prison in 1962 after a show trial. He was sent to a prison on Robben Island, along with other members of the African National Congress, where he was expected to languish. Instead, knowledge of his plight simmered, fueled by his correspondence with leading figures around the world.In 1984, a fire broke out.The Special AKA, a British band, released "Nelson Mandela," in 1984, and it became a worldwide hit. It brought ...</h2><a href=”http://cdn.spundge.com/stories/2427/embedded/” target=”_blank”>View <em>”Free Nelson Mandela: The anatomy of a popular movement in American and world culture”</em> on Spundge</a></noscript></freeform>