Wildfire burns library housing priceless South African archives

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 4:10pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/_/300/499119d2-43e0-496e-ae70-6f96c5ef9654/2021_04_20_04.mp3

A wildfire on the slopes of Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain has burned down historical landmarks and a university library that houses rare collections of African antiquities. Host Marco Werman speaks with Saul Dubow, an honorary professor of African Studies at UCT who worked at the library for 40 years.