F.W. de Klerk


Interview, June 2009

Interview with the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, F.W. de Klerk, in Cape Town, South Africa, 4 March 2009. The interviewer is Marika Griehsel, freelance journalist.

F.W. de Klerk talks about why he never thought he would be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the impact the Prize had on continued negotiations in South Africa (4:41), the different elements he feels are necessary for successful peacemaking (6:24), the major challenges Africa now faces (15:38), the value of quality education (19:06), and the residual responsibility of being a peacemaker (22:04).

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