Free Nelson Mandela: Anatomy of a popular movement in world culture
By Jason Fields
Digital First Media
First Published Dec 06 2013 09:21AM
Last Updated Dec 06 2013 09:21 am
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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.