CBC Honours the Legacy of Nelson Mandela: 1918-2013
With the passing of Nelson Mandela, South Africaâ€™s first black president,Â CBC NewsÂ looks back at the legacy of the global icon of freedom. The Nobel Peace Prize winner became a symbol of resistance to apartheid and a champion of human rights around the world. On TV, Radio, and online,Â CBC NewsÂ has continuing coverage of the man, his legacy, and enduring impact on the world he left behind.
Tonight onÂ THE NATIONAL, chief correspondentÂ Peter MansbridgeÂ covers the news from all angles and reaction from Canada and around the world.Â THE NATIONALÂ airs atÂ 10/10:30 p.m. NT on CBC-TV and at 9 & 11pm ET/PT onÂ CBC News Network.
Tonight onÂ DOC ZONEÂ at 9 p.m./9:30 p.m. NT on CBC-TV, a special presentation ofÂ Madiba: The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela.Â From his birth, 95 years ago in the Xhosa homeland, to his final days in the hearts and minds of citizens the world over, Nelson Mandela was a Nobel prize-winning freedom fighter who devoted his life to the pursuit of justice for all.Â DOC ZONE‘s updated consideration of the Life of Madiba includes interviews with Mandela and dozens of key figures in his nation’s history. AndÂ CBC News Networkâ€™sÂ THE PASSIONATE EYEÂ presentsÂ The Life and Times of Nelson MandelaÂ onÂ Saturday, December 7 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, a two hour special documentary.
Tonight onÂ IDEASÂ atÂ 9:05 p.m./9:30 p.m. NT on CBC Radio One,Â a rebroadcast ofÂ The Mandela Tapes.Â This program draws on 50 hours of recorded conversations with Mandela, held for many years in Johannesburg by archivists at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory.Â IDEASÂ is the first radio program anywhere in the world to be given full access to these remarkable recordings.
Starting atÂ 5 a.m. ET tomorrowÂ morning,Â Friday December 6, onÂ CBC News Network,Â CBC NEWS NOW with Heather HiscoxÂ will commemorate the life of Nelson Mandela.Â And onÂ CBC Radio One, WORLD REPORT with David CommonÂ will have all of the latest developments.
TomorrowÂ morning onÂ THE CURRENTÂ with Laura Lynch, Canadians remember Nelson Mandela with stories of how he inspired their lives, their careers and how they even borrowed his name for their children.THE CURRENTÂ airs atÂ 8:30 a.m./9:00 a.m. (NT) on CBC Radio One.
TomorrowÂ morning onÂ QÂ withÂ Jian Ghomeshi, the program is dedicated to the life and times of Nelson Mandela.Â QÂ airs live atÂ 10 a.m./10:30 a.m. (NT) on CBC Radio One. For their interactive feature,Â Nelson Mandela: a life in pictures, visitÂ Qâ€™sÂ website.
OnÂ Day 6,Â airingÂ Saturday at 10 a.m.Â /Â 10:30 a.m.Â NT on CBC Radio One, host Brent Bambury sits down with Christo Brand, Nelson Mandelaâ€™s former prison guard at Robben Island. Bambury will also be interviewing Tony Hollingsworth, the man who staged the 11 hour concert that made Mandela a house hold name.
To honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela,Â CBC BOOKSÂ presents a literary primer on the great man:Â click here.