BBC program vanishes – read here instead

The BBC website’s RealPlayer files are not only difficult to play, they’re also apparently prone to vanishing into thin air.

Tomorrow I will assign excerpts for you from Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, primarily from the sections about his 27 years in prison at Robben Island. While imprisoned, he wrote much of the book on little scraps of paper and hid them from the prison warders.

You’ll be responsible for reading those excerpts over two nights of homework; if you want a head start, they’re online here.