domingo, 15 de diciembre de 2013

Extensive listening series: The long walk of Nelson Mandela

"The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela" is the portrait of Nelson Mandela that PBS first aired on 25 May 1999, when he was preparing to step down as president of South Africa. "The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela" is a biography of one of the great figures of the 20th century, who passed away on 6 December.

The programme tells the story of the man behind the myth, his character, leadership and life through friends, allies, adversaries, and his fellow prisoners and jailers on Robben Island where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 prison years in a two-hour biography

You can read a full transcript of the documentary here, although CC subtitles are also available.