Reflections on "gentle" but "tough" Mandela

Nelson Mandela and David Dinkins

Nelson Mandela and David Dinkins

A former mayor of New York has been reflecting on the "gentle" but "tough" anti-apartheid campaigner and former South African president, Nelson Mandela.

Mayor David Dinkins received Mr Mandela during the former president's first trip outside South Africa following his release from prison.

On Nelson Mandela International Day celebrated each year on his birthday, July 18th, Ben Malor asked David Dinkins about Mandela.

Duration:  3’53″

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