The cd contains an audio account of South African history coveriing the years 1944-1994. Individuals interviewed in the audio history in addition to Nelson Mandela include Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Helen Suzman, Ahmed Kathrada, and others. Originally broadcast on National Public Radio.
Interview of Kenny Boshego in the Eastern Cape, on the partnership between MSF Medicine Sans Frontier and Nelson Mandela Foundation in developing a model for the treatment, support and care of people affected and infected with HIV/AIDS.
Interview of Nelson Mandela with the British Minister of Sport Mr Richard Carbon. The minister congratulates South Africa on winning the 2010 soccer world cup bid.Thanks Nelson Mandela for supporting London for the 2012 Olympics. The minister requests for a message to support sports and then presents a soccer t.shirt gift signed by the British national soccer team including David Beckham In the message Nelson Mandela mentions that whether one understands the language or not, they can still participate in sports as long as they understand the specific sport and are healthy and willing to participate.
Achmat Dangor interview on Nelson Mandela as a person, a miracle maker in South Africa and internationally, on the work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation in trying to protect Nelson Mandela and on the charities established by Nelson Mandela.
Nelson Mandela interviewed on the South African traditional leaders from the frontier wars that took place in South Africa. Nelson Mandela hails one of the wisdom and bravery fighters such as Siqungathi , Makhado and Mampuru being the good at warfare as well as guerrilla tactics. In the interview Nelson Mandela mentions how the missionaries helped in the educating the new generation of leaders like Seme, Xuma himself and Oliver R. Tambo and all his other comrades were products of missionary education but not of the government of South Africa at the time. Talks about strategies with that they engaged in the struggle against Apartheid.
Footage of Verne Harris Interviewing Madiba for the book launch of Prisoner in the Garden: Reflections on prison life. The interview focused on both Robben Island and Victor Verster the 1977 media visit.
Proceedings of an interview of Mr Ahmed Kathrada by Sahm Venter. The interview about his life, his involvement in the struggle against Apartheid, imprisonment, Robben Island, release and working for the African National Congress (ANC). The interviews starts with when Kathrada first received his drivers license driving people around and continues to his personal life his relationship with Sylvia, Bram Fischer,arrest, sentencing and being sent to Robben Island.
Visit by the Archives team to Mrs Angelinah Hlope, one of the women who participated in the Women’s march to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956. Mrs Angelina Hlope is also a member of the ‘Gogos for Mandela’ soccer team. The official name of the soccer team is Vakhegula Vakhegula Football Club.