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Elaine Mokhtefi and Adam Shatz: Algiers, Third World CapitalAdam Shatz and Elaine Mokhtefi
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Elaine Mokhtefi and Adam Shatz: Algiers, Third World Capital

Elaine Mokhtefi talks to Adam Shatz about her book, Algiers: Third World Capital, an account of her time in Algiers in the 1960s when the city became the de facto capital of anti-imperialism, anti-racism and world revolution and a haven for visionaries and rebels such as Stokely Carmichael, Timothy Leary, Jomo Kenyatta and Eldridge Cleaver.

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