“My Darlings. Once again our beloved Mummy has been arrested and now she and Daddy are away in jail. My heart bleeds as I think of her sitting in some police cell far away from home, perhaps alone and without anybody to talk to, and with nothing to read. Twenty four hours of the day longing for her little ones.”
— The letter was written from prison on 23 June 1969 by Nelson Mandela to his daughters, Zeni and Zindzi, after their mother, Winnie, had been detained by apartheid-era police. Now, in Mandela’s original handwriting, complete with crossings out and corrections, it can be read for free by anyone with internet access.

John F Kennedy recordings donated to US National Archives

The Raab Collection has donated audio recordings captured by the White House Communications Agency to the US National Archives. Conversations between officials at the White House and Air Force One, and a variety of people, including John F Kennedy’s mother Rose, can be heard shortly after the president’s assassination