Nelson Mandela http://kut.org en Opposites in UT's Anti-Apartheid Movement Reflect, Remember Mandela http://kut.org/post/opposites-uts-anti-apartheid-movement-reflect-remember-mandela <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thursday's passing of Nelson Mandela brought back many memories for </span>Austinites<span style="line-height: 1.5;">: Mandela was an icon of a student-led anti-apartheid struggle at the University of Texas.</span></p><p>In the mid 80's, students held sit-ins, rallied on the mall, and broke into the president's office demanding divestment in South Africa. KUT’s David Brown recently sat down with two people who were, at that time, on opposite sides: William Cunningham, the former president of the University of Texas at Austin, and Derrick Eugene, a student leader in the anti-apartheid movement.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F123589768&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:46:53 +0000 David Brown 9325 at http://kut.org Opposites in UT's Anti-Apartheid Movement Reflect, Remember Mandela