Dec 06, 2013
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In the course of making a two-part BBC profile of Nelson Mandela, David Dimbleby spoke to a number of leading figures who knew Mandela well, including former US President Bill Clinton
What lasting changes has Nelson Mandela brought to a country that still sees a massive social divide between rich and poor?
Nick Higham looks at the twilight years of the former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.
Nelson Mandela will perhaps be remembered as much for his fight for the underprivileged as his fight against white minority rule.
During Nelson Mandela's 27 years behind bars, he became the world's most famous political prisoner.
On 29 August 2007, Nelson Mandela's status in British culture was cemented when then prime minister Gordon Brown unveiled a statue in his honour. However, he was not always looked upon as favourably by the British political establishment.
Nelson Mandela was an enthusiastic Anglophile and made a number of visits to the UK during his lifetime.
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