LISTEN: MANDELA

Remembering Nelson Mandela: “An ideal for which I am prepared to die. Washington Post. ” … By Masuma Ahuja and Emily Chow, Published: Dec. 5, 2013. “Nelson Mandela, the first president of a democratic South Africa and a respected leader of the anti-apartheid movement, died at 95 after several months of health issues. Mandela joined the the African National Congress in 1943 and was sentenced to life in prison in 1964, after eight months of trial with seven others. Before the trial, Mandela made his iconic, impassioned speech — “An ideal for which I am prepared to die” — from the dock…”

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