From the Vault: Nelson Mandela

On this edition of From the Vault we present anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela in three landmark speeches given after his release from prison in 1990, having served 27 years of a life sentence:

– Nelson Mandela s Address to the United Nations ” June 22nd, 1990

– Nelson Mandela at the Oakland Coliseum ” June 30th, 1990

– Nelson Mandela s Inauguration Address as the First Black President of South Africa ” May 10th, 1994

Nobel Peace Prize recipient Archbishop Desmond Tutu concludes our program with a quick review on the history of South Africa over the past several decades, culminating with Mandela s election, from a speech given at All Saints Church in Pasadena, California on June 5th, 1994.

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