CapeTalk’s John Maytham spoke to the author of the book Selling Apartheid: South Africa’s Global Propoganda War, Ron Nixon.
Nixon is a New York Times journalist who wrote a book which tells a story of the International South African propaganda campaign, run with military precision by the apartheid government.
The book details a variety of things the apartheid government did to get the international community on their side.
They created a political party in Norway, they had people in Germany, they had black Americans who were on their payroll, they tried to buy publications in America…— Nixon, New York Times journalist and author
Listen to the full conversation below: