File A8 - History in the Making

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History in the Making


  • 23 November 1955 (Creation)

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typescript & manuscriptExtent3 pages

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Discussions on Luthuli's rise to prominence in African politics; his growing alienation from the policies of Congress; expresses the opinion that rioting would solve many problems in South Africa: several Whites would be killed and when called on to justify their deaths, Congress leaders could explain what provoked such action; rejects the non-violent defiance campaign for 'the only big voice that reaches the whole world is in the blood and tears of the oppressed'; Moroka's court case and in a postscript added in January 1965, discusses its consequences; Luthuli's presidency of Congress. Feels Luthuli is gambling with the Zulu nation and is a politician in the Indian pocket.

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