The oral history collections at the British Library cover a wide range of subject areas. The interviews made available here are only a small selection from the many thousands held in the British Library. Visit the Oral History section on our website for an overview of the collections and search for all British Library oral history recordings using the online Sound and Moving Image Catalogue.
This video is the oral history interview, part one, of Fikile Bam was appointed director of the Legal Resources Centre in Port Elizabeth in 1985, and later became judge-president of the South African Land Claims Court. He was held on Robben Island as a political prisoner for ten years during apartheid.