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White South Africans Who Fought Apartheid.

Screenwriter Shawn Slovo. Her first film, "A World Apart," is the autobiographical story of the relationship between a white woman, committed to fighting apartheid, and her 13-year-old daughter, who is struggling to cope with the political choices her mother has made. Slovo's parents were early members of the outlawed African National Congress; Her mother reported on the injustices of apartheid for alternative newspapers, while her father defended blacks in the court system. Slovo's mother was murdered in exile by a parcel bomb.

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Other segments from the episode on June 15, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 15, 1988: Interview with Josiah Thompson; Review of Pierre Boulez's album "Boulez Conducts Stavinsky"; Interview with Shawn Slovo; Review of Gerald Clarke's book …

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