Nelson Mandela died at age 95. Watch web extra videos about the anti-apartheid icon from WTTW's archives below.
Watch a Feb. 12, 1990 episode of Chicago Tonight about Nelson Mandela’s release from prison for the first time in more than 27 years. John Callaway and his panel -- Rev. Errol Narain, Gerhard Schutte, Lisa Brock, and Daniel Smith – discuss Mandela’s release and more in the following video.
Watch an episode of Chicago Tonight about Nelson Mandela's visit to Chicago from July 7, 1993 below. John Callaway and his panel -- Leon Finney, Michael Warder, Bartram Brown, and Funeka Sihlali -- discuss the political challenges Mandela faced while striving to become South Africa's first black president.
Also, take a look back at Mandela's impact in the FRONTLINE documentary, The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela. Watch it online here.