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In apartheid South Africa, everything was banned. TV was banned. “Guess Who’s Coming for Dinner?” was banned. D.H. Lawrence was banned. I forget the name of the ministers of culture at the time, but a long line of leaders at the tip of a continent concurred: no movie or show or poem or painting challenging the apartheid ideal could be tolerated. The country would not countenance seditious culture of any kind.
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