Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, left, and his wife Winnie, raise clenched fists as they walk hand-in-hand from the Victor Verster prison near Cape Town, South Africa on Feb. 11, 1990.

'Winnie and Nelson': A new book explores a fraught political partnership

Author Jonny Steinberg’s new book, "Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage," explores the complex relationship between Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, two of the world’s best-known freedom fighters. Steinberg joined The World’s host Marco Werman to discuss the fraught political partnership of these iconic revolutionaries.

'Winnie and Nelson': A new book explores a fraught political partnership
Nelson Mandela

Ever thought someone who died was already dead? Science can explain that.

Ever thought someone who died was already dead? Science can explain that.
Nelson Mandela's former private assistant Zelda la Grange. Her memoir traces the 43-year-old's upbringing in an Afrikaans family that considered Mandela a terrorist to her improbable appointment to his office when he became president in 1994, and her clos

Here's how a young white woman went from loving apartheid to being in Mandela's inner circle

Here's how a young white woman went from loving apartheid to being in Mandela's inner circle

Anansy Cissé: Mali Overdrive and Free Download of “Aïgouna”

Anansy Cissé: Mali Overdrive and Free Download of “Aïgouna”
Nelson Mandela, as a young man, before he gave his famous Rivonia speech

Why hearing Mandela's Rivonia speech is so powerful. It's not just the words, it's the sounds behind them

Why hearing Mandela's Rivonia speech is so powerful. It's not just the words, it's the sounds behind them
Nelson Mandela dancing

Slideshow: Mandela loved to dance

Former South African President Nelson Mandela was often out front, dancing, at events. We've gathered some photos of Mandela in these lighter moments.

Slideshow: Mandela loved to dance