AP footage showing the release of Nelson Mandela after 27 years in prison. Crowds of well wishers are there to see him released.
11 February 1990 PAARL (commentary throughout this section).
GV prison gate and many police
Car convoy towards outer gate.
Crowd waiting to see Mandela.
LS Nelson and Winnie walk hand in hand.
Winnie raises clenched fist.
Both give ANC salute.
CU Mandela walking.
MCU Nelson and Winnie in car.
Car moves off through crush of supporters and security and cameramen.
11 February 1990 CAPETOWN.
GV motorcycle outriders lead Mandela convoy.
PAN Convoy passing.
Mandela car, damaged, drives past.
Mandela car surrounded by supporters.
MCU Mandela on balcony with supporters.
Walter Sisulu chants to crowd, and introduces Mandela to crowd.
Mandela chants to crowd.
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This video to me is absolutely shocking, I so clearly remember Nelson Mandela dying in prison in 1991, I remember the media here in America going crazy talking about it, I remember Oprah having a special on the life of Nelson Mandela, watching this video is like watching something from another world.
Biggest con-artist the world has seen. Single handily fked up a country. Black Sth Africans might be 'free' but there's still unemployment and poverty meanwhile Madibas comrades live the luxury and the mass immigration of skilled white population - fk u madiba!
The US government are such hypocrites. They always try to celebrate Mandela and his life, yet they were the cause of him being in prison, they labeled him a terrorist, and were a major force in keeping South African apartheid in force for so long. The USA is number one... in double standards.
By that time he and his comrades had been arrested multiple times for non violent protests and they were enraged finally by the mass shootings of 69 people. (civilians to be exact by the apartheid government a.k.a Sharpeville Massacre). At this point the ANC had been taking part in non violent protest for approximately 50 years with no result ,unfortunately as a means to get heard or to evoke a different response from the apartheid gov. they took an extreme decision and that was to bomb Church Street in Pretoria.
Bill Williams THIS coming from THE OPPRESSOR. How the hell is a man who only wanted PEACE, FREEDOM and not to be shot down in the streets like a dog because of the color of his skin be a Communist????? Oh wait... that's right. Because he's BLACK. Please go kill yourself you lice carrying crackkka..