Remembering Nelson Mandela

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.

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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.

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