Remembering Nelson Mandela 1918 -2013
People across South Africa and around the world are remembering Nelson Mandela with song, tears and prayers today. Mandela will lie in state in South Africa’s capital city of Pretoria from Wednesday until he is buried next on December 15th.
Penny and Phil discussed the impact Mandela had on South Africa and the world with NBC News Special Correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault, an award winning journalist who has covered South Africa since the 1980s and spoke with Mandela several times:
Among those remembering the anti-apartheid leader today is the
U-S Ambassador to South Africa Patrick Gaspard, who also spoke to Phil and Penny from Pretoria: