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December 6th, 2013
10:13 PM ET

Maya Angelou on Mandela: "He had enough courage to say… I am a person who dares to care for other human beings"

Maya Angelou is a poet, author and a civil rights pioneer. She wrote and recited a tribute to Nelson Mandela on behalf of the American people. It was posted online by the State Department. She has also known Mandela for decades and spoke to Anderson about his enduring impact.

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December 6th, 2013
10:09 PM ET

Nelson Mandela: From revolutionary to peacemaker

Nelson Mandela is celebrated for bringing South Africa together through reconciliation, forgiveness and non-violence. But decades earlier, Mandela and other African National Congress members were accused of trying to overthrow the South African government by force. In fact, Mandela remained on the U.S. terrorism watch list until 2008. Jill Dougherty looks at Mandela's journey.

Robyn Curnow and Harvard Professor Charles Ogletree discuss the many chapters of Nelson Mandela's life.

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December 6th, 2013
10:05 PM ET

Gary Player shares memories of Nelson Mandela

Golf legend Gary Player is one of South Africa's most celebrated sports figures. Back in 1966 he was also a staunch apartheid supporter. Times have changed, and so has Gary Player. He credits Nelson Mandela for changing his thinking.

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December 6th, 2013
10:02 PM ET

Mourning Mandela in South Africa

News of Nelson Mandela's passing came around midnight local time in South Africa. That means many people there woke to the sad news today. Robyn Curnow is in Johannesburg and tells Anderson how the country is mourning Mandela's passing and celebrating his legacy.


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December 6th, 2013
09:59 PM ET

U.S. Ambassador to South Africa on meeting Mandela

Today Patrick Gaspard is the U.S. Ambassador to South Africa. But he tells Anderson about the first time he met Nelson Mandela during his visit to New York City in 1990. Gaspard also describes the mourning going on in South Africa right now.

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December 6th, 2013
09:57 PM ET

Innocent man: Prosecutor "tried to kill me"

An innocent man spent 18 years behind bars, and was scheduled for execution eight times. That was until a jury took another look at his case and acquitted him in just 35 minutes. Randi Kaye has his troubling story.

Anderson discusses all of this with former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos.

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December 6th, 2013
12:46 AM ET

Nelson Mandela's former lawyer shares his memories of a prison visit

George Bizos was on the legal team that represented Nelson Mandela. The two first met as classmates in the late 1940's. Bizos tells Anderson about visiting Mandela in prison and his unexpected introduction with the prison guards.

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December 6th, 2013
12:44 AM ET

Rep. Charles Rangel: God must have spent a whole lot of time making Nelson Mandela

Congressman Charles Rangel talks about how African-Americans in New York City were able to reconnect with their roots through Nelson Mandela.

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December 6th, 2013
12:41 AM ET

Spike Lee shares memories of working with Nelson Mandela

Filmmaker Spike Lee cast Nelson Mandela as a school teacher in his film on Malcolm X. He explains why Mandela would not recite the famous line "by any means necessary." Lee also goes on to criticize America for the period of time when the U.S. government labeled the African National Conference a terrorist group.

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December 6th, 2013
12:38 AM ET

Mandela's battle against apartheid and America's civil rights movement

David Turnley is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who documented Nelson Mandela's fight to end apartheid. He talks to Anderson about the inspiration Mandela took from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and America's civil rights movement.

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