Second of two talks on political attitudes in independent Africa
Ϯ by ALi A. MAZRUI
Lecturer in Political Science, Makerere University College, Uganda
The speaker considers that the political ideas of the new Africa are forced to make their international début in old-fashioned dress-in the limited vocabulary which developed in opposition to colonialism. Does this mean that the ideas are outmoded He makes a plea for a more perceptive assessment by other nations of African fears of ' neo-colonialism ' and of the desire for * non-alignment.'
The comedy by Jakob Michael Reinhold LENZ adapted for the modern stage by Bertolt Brecht translated by RICHARD GRUNBERGER with Alec McCowen
Broken is his backbone, it's his task
To break his pupils' first to last. The German schoolmaster-on your memory impress
Producer and product of unnaturalness.
Pupils and teachers of a new age
Him clearly in his servility
That from the past you may break free.
Cast in order of speaking:
Song composed by JOSEPH HOROWITZ
Harpsichord, Wilfrid Parry
Production by H. B. FORTUIN
Alec McCowen broadcasts by permission of the Governors of the Royal Shakespeare Company
Major von Berg:
Counsellor von Berg his brother:
Gustchen, the Major's daughter:
Fritz, the Counsellor's son:
Frau von Berg, the Major's Wife:
Leopold von Berg:
Frau Blitzer, landlady:
Wenzeslaus, village school master:
Lise, his ward:
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