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Cape Town Personalities
Gordon Oliver
Gordon Oliver still vividly remembers the night in 1948 when the National Party swept into power...Gordon spent his career fighting apartheid as a city counsellor, and was Mayor of Cape Town the day Nelson Mandela was released.

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Gordon Oliver, with Nelson Mandela on the day of his release

Lionel Davis
Lionel Davis grew up in District Six and spent seven years long years on Robben Island. His remarkable life has been shaped to a large degree by his experiences in both of these places, which have infused him with an intense determination to erase apartheid's brutal legacy while ensuring that the injustices of South Africa's past are never forgotten...

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Lionel Davis

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