In episode 16 of the FW de Klerk Foundation’s exclusive biographical videos on President FW de Klerk, viewers will learn about the events between July 1996 and September 1997.

Mr De Klerk and Dave Steward, a long-time associate, friend and the current FW de Klerk Foundation Chairman, will discuss:

  • The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)
  • Disagreement with President Mandela regarding the composition of the TRC
  • Initiative to encourage parties to present their perspectives to the TRC
  • First and second appearances before the TRC
  • Experiences with the TRC and court cases
  • Leader of the opposition
  • Succession problems
  • Departure of Roelf Meyer
  • Decision to retire from politics


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