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From Windhoek to Washington: An Oral History of the Struggle for Namibian Independence

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Title

From Windhoek to Washington: An Oral History of the Struggle for Namibian Independence

Description

Structured without narration, Namibians and those involved in the liberation struggle give their input on the fight against Apartheid in what was then South West Africa. Focus is given to the international political elements such as the Cold War, United Nations, and solidarity movements.

Interviewees include:

Hage Geingob: Prime Minister of Namibia
Andimba Toivo ya Toivo: Founder of OPC and SWAPO
Ben Ulenga: Trade Unionist
Martti Ahtisaari: Former President of Finland, Nobel Prize Laureate
Chester Crocker: Former Assistant Secretary of State (1980s)
Don McHenry: Former U.S. Ambassador to United Nations
Herbert Jauch: Labour Activist, former director LaRRI
Dylan Craig: Asst. Professor - American Univ.
Kanana Hishoono: Political Advisor to the President
Christo Botha: Professor - University of Namibia
John Grobler: Investigative Journalist
Dudley Viall: Political Cartoonist
Maria Mboono: Political Consultant, Former Refugee

 

Creator

Bernard C. Moore

Publisher

Bernard C. Moore & Matthew Ecker. Namibia Documentary Series

Date

Filmed July 2012-May 2013. Released October 2014.

Contributor

Bernard C. Moore & Matthew Ecker

Rights

CC BY-NC-SA

Format

MEPG-4 Video File

Language

English

Type

Documentary Film

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Citation

Bernard C. Moore, “From Windhoek to Washington: An Oral History of the Struggle for Namibian Independence,” Namibia Digital Repository, accessed September 19, 2017, http://namibia.leadr.msu.edu/items/show/18.