Editor's note: We, along with the rest of the world, were deeply saddened to learn of Nelson Mandela's passing. The following is from an interview with O magazine in 1 Sep Mandela's first television interview has resurfaced and it believed it was done while Mandela was underground in late May Interview. Nelson Mandela. Oprah Talks to. Nelson Mandela. “And that is what I am doing now—responding. There is nothing I fear more than waking up without a program that will help me bring a little happiness to those with no resources, those who are poor, illiterate, and ridden with terminal disease. If there is anything.
5 Sep The first known television interview with South Africa's late anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has emerged, featuring a bearded activist defiantly vowing to fight racism in footage believed to have dated from Interviews. Stories and insights from Mandela's closest colleagues, fellow prisoners, friends and political adversaries. Neville Alexander A political activist, he was half Mandela's age when he arrived on Robben Island in , the same year as Mandela. He was imprisoned there for ten years. Fikile Bam He first met.