de_Klerk_with_Nelson_Mandela_-_World_Economic_Forum_Annual_Meeting_Davos_1992

Classical Conversations Cycle 2 Week 24

History Who was Klerk? Frederik Willem de Klerk served in South Africa’s parliament for 17 years until he became president in 1989. During his presidency, he repealed (reversed the laws) the apartheid (system of racial segregation) laws and released anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela from prison. Mandela was elected president in …