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Sequel to Long Walk to Freedom - Revision 2 - Chapter 4 Page 10

The Nelson Mandela Foundation

The Nelson Mandela Foundation
Johannesburg, South Africa

This item consists of 11 typed pages, numbered 43 - 53, and 3 handwritten pages, with editing and additions. The pages from Item 1 have been incorporated. New themes introduced are OR Tambo and issues around his successor, the roles of Jakes Gerwel and Joel Netshitenzhe, Frene Ginwala as speaker of the National Assembly, and the position of women in the cabinet. Three handwritten pages on OR Tambo and Cyril Ramaphosa, quoting from F. W. de Klerk’s autobiography, are added.

This item consists of 7 of 11 typed pages, numbered 43 - 53.

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  • Title: Sequel to Long Walk to Freedom - Revision 2 - Chapter 4 Page 10
  • Date: 1985/2002
  • Original Language: English
  • Transcript:
    Before Professor Jakes Gerwel became the Director-General of the Presidency and began to draft my speeches, a task which he still performs to the present day, my speeches were drafted by Comrade Joel Netshitenzhe assisted by Comrade Tony Trew. Joel Netshitenzhe could be polite and controlled in the face of unbearable provocation. In the numerous meetings I attended with him as President of the ANC and the country, I have never seen him once losing his temper. In this regard he worked cordially with Thabo who sometimes would volunteer to help write the speech. 49
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  • Type: Book
  • Subjects: Tambo, Oliver; Gerwel, Jakes; Netshitenzhe, Joel; Ginwala, Frene; Ramaphosa, Cyril; de Klerk, F. W.
  • Repository: Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
  • Reference code: 2, 10
  • Origination: Mandela, Nelson
  • Originals location: Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
  • Immediate source of acquisition or transfer: Donation of the Office of Nelson Mandela
  • Finding aids: Finding aid available
  • Extent and Medium: 11 typed pages 3 handwritten pages, 1 typed page
  • Creator: Mandela, Nelson
  • Conditions governing reproduction: Copyright held by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
  • Conditions governing access: Access by permission of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
  • Collection: Sequel to Long Walk to Freedom
  • Chapter revision: 2
  • Chapter: 4
  • Book: Sequel to Long Walk to Freedom
  • Alternate forms available: All chapters have been scanned and saved on disk: NMF DOCS 0019

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