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Creation_date 2008-02-23T20:24:02
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Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
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Keywords June,1964,1960s,portrait,head and shoulders,facing camera,Rivonia Trial,Treason Trial,Lionel Bernstein,Drum Magazine,South Africa,Africa,South African history,black and white image,Labour Party of Youth,South African Anti-fascist League,vertical,South African Communist Party (SACP),anti-fascist,activists,freedom fighters,white man,
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Description DM2000050307:POLITICS:PERSONALITY:JUN1964 - The Revonia Men - Lionel Bernstein, Treason Trialist, soldier, editor, Nazi-hater. Lionel Bernstein has no political backround. His parents were middle class. He may have become interested in social problems first when he was at school. For the teachers at that time belonged to the generation of British university graduates who were violently anti-fascist. In any event Bernstein was actively supporting Republican Spain by working for the South African anti-fascist League which was inspired by the rise in Nazi hooliganism in South Africa. After a spell as secretary of the Labour Party League of Youth, he joined the communist Party in 1939. He was only 19. He was soon in charge of propaganda in the party's Johannesburg office. He qualified at the University of Witwatersrand as an architect in 1941. After marrying Linda Watts he was elected secretary of the district committee of the Comminist Party. He joined up and served as a gunner with t
Subcollections Drum Social Histories
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