South Africa: In the Shadow of Mandela


South Africa’s transition from apartheid to a democracy captivated the world in the early 1990’s.  While it remains the most advanced country in Africa, allegations of state corruption and huge disparities in wealth threaten its revolutionary dream.

Featured Guests:

  • Amb. (Ret.) Eric M. Bost, Former United States, Ambassador to South Africa
  • Pat Buchanan, Presidential Assistant
  • John Campbell, Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Sen. Christopher A. Coons, (D-Delaware)
  • David N. Dinkins, 106th Mayor, City of New York
  • Cheri-Leigh Erasmus, Executive Director, South Africa-Washington Intl. Program
  • Patrick Gaspard, Former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa
  • Liesl GerntholtzExec. Director, Women’s Rights Division, Human Rights Watch
  • Susan K. Glover, Assistant Professor of Government, American University
  • Amb. Cameron Hume, Former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa
  • Sean Jacobs, International Affairs Faculty, The New School
  • Amb. Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to the United Nations