Civil rights leader Jackson reflects on Mandela's legacy

Reverend Jesse Jackson

Tributes are being paid to the former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela as he celebrates his 93rd birthday.

Each year on July 18th his work as a campaigner against the apartheid regime and his contribution to post-apartheid South Africa is recognised by the United Nations.

On Nelson Mandela International Day the eminent American civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson has been telling Gerry Adams that he may have been the first African American to meet the South African leader following his release from prison.

Duration: 3’49″

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