“Rabble-Rouser” was launched in front of capacity crowds at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront on September 28 and at Exclusive Books in Hyde Park, Johannesburg, on October 5. Desmond Tutu spoke in Cape Town and South Africa’s finance minister, Trevor Manuel, in Johannesburg.
Khotso Makhulu, formerly archbishop of Central Africa, spoke at the London launch of the book in Southwark Cathedral, on October 11.
In the U.S., John presented the book at a seminar of the African Studies Program, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, at Princeton University on October 16.
“Rabble-Rouser” was launched in the United States at a public event at Trinity Church, Wall Street on October 18. (See photo above right.) Six hundred guests attended a panel discussion with Archbishop Tutu and the author, moderated by broadcaster and commentator John Hockenberry. The archived webcast, as well as background to the event, is available on the Trinity website.