Robert F. Kennedy South Africa Speech

Pretty cool exerpt from Robert Kennedy speech while in South Africa, 1966:

“I come here this evening because of my deep interest and affection for a land settled by the Dutch in the mid-seventeenth century, then taken over by the British, and at last independent; a land in which the native inhabitants were at first subdued, but relations with whom remain a problem to this day; a land which defined itself on a hostile frontier; a land which has tamed rich natural resources through the energetic application of modern technology; a land which was once the importer of slaves, and now must struggle to wipe out the last traces of that former bondage. I refer, of course, to the United States of America.”

From NPR article this evening: http://www.npr.org/2011/08/12/139449268/remembering-rfks-visit-to-the-land-of-apartheid
And a new documentary: http://rfksafilm.org/

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