Born into African royalty, he became an international hero for his sacrifices in the fight against apartheid. After decades in jail, he emerged as the leader of his reborn nation. Journey to freedom alongside one of the most compelling figures of the 20th century. Nelson Mandela is one of the most compelling figures of the 20th century. Learn the remarkable story of his life, from his idyllic childhood through his years of imprisonment to his triumphant election as president of South Africa.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Originally broadcast on television in 1996.
Camera, Peter Baker ... [et al.] ; editor, Ira Meistrich ; original music, John Hodian.
Narrator: Bob Brown ; interviews with: Rick Stengel, Allister Sparks, Walter Sisulu, George Rizos, Amina Cachalia, Ahmed Kathrada, Tokyo Sexwale, Cyril Ramaphosa, Desmond Tutu.
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
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