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Nelson Mandela - A biography
August 09, 2016 Jason McCrossan
Monday Matters: Music, News, & Interviews

Nelson Mandela - A biography

August 09, 2016

Jason McCrossan

Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo , Transkei, on 18 July 1918. Following a lengthy prison sentence he rose to become the first black President of South Africa. Monday 18th of July was International Mandela day – and in this podcast Jason speaks to a biographer of Nelson Mandela – Martin Meredith – about the Mandela's early life, later life and struggles which saw him go from spending 27 years in a prison cell to becoming the first black President of South Africa.
Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo , Transkei, on 18 July 1918. Following a lengthy prison sentence he rose to become the first black President of South Africa. Monday 18th of July was International Mandela day – and in this podcast Jason speaks to a biographer of Nelson Mandela – Martin Meredith – about the Mandela's early life, later life and struggles which saw him go from spending 27 years in a prison cell to becoming the first black President of South Africa.
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