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The Hidden Diary of An Apartheid Prisoner
When Apollo 11 landed on the moon in 1969, John Schlapobersky was a political prisoner in Pretoria and knew nothing about it – he was in solitary confinement. When he learnt about the landing, he looked for the moon without success from the window of his cell.
Fifty years later he visited the NASA Space Center in Houston and, on seeing the speaker he could not hear when it spoke to the world, he began writing this memoirRead more