Fonds A1888 - Papers of Benjamin Pogrund

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Papers of Benjamin Pogrund


  • 1785 - 1985 (Creation)

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South African born Israeli author and journalist. He was the former Deputy editor of the Rand Daily Mail, which was forced to close in 1985, when he emigrated to London and eventually to Israel.

He was a close friend of Robert Sobukwe, founder and leader of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC).

Benjamin Pogrund reported extensively on Apartheid South Africa, for which he was put on trial and in prison. He is the author of the books "Sobukwe and Apartheid" and "How can man die better: the life of Robert Sobukwe".

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Alternate title: Pogrund, Benjamin


Preferred citation: Copyright Historical Papers Research Archive, The Library, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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