Putting South Africa Together Again (And Surviving a Bomb)

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After fighting apartheid for forty years and surviving a bomb attack in the process, in the early 1990s, Albie Sachs found himself helping to draft the constitution that would become the foundation of the democratic South Africa. After the first free elections, Nelson Mandela appointed him as a justice on the first Constitutional Court in the new South Africa. Albie Sachs offers incomparable insights about law and justice, society and humanity, and South Africa’s historic transition in his book, “We, the People: Insights of an Activist Judge.”



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1 comment on “Putting South Africa Together Again (And Surviving a Bomb)

  1. Greg Pollock says:

    Gem of an interview, for several reasons.

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