Dec 11, 2013 — The guitarist said he didn't "really have all that much technique anyway," but it was clearly enough to influence half a century of jazz musicians. Peers and proteges like Sonny Rollins, Julian Lage and John Scofield reflect on one of the finest ever on his instrument.
Dec 10, 2013 — Tens of thousands of South Africans and world leaders celebrated the life of former president Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium in Soweto. NPR's Gregory Warner has the story.
Dec 10, 2013 — The memorial service for Nelson Mandela concluded Tuesday in Soweto, but South Africans will have additional opportunities to say farewell to their late president. Mandela lies in state in Pretoria for three days and will be buried Sunday in his home village of Qunu.
Dec 10, 2013 — In Soweto, South Africa, NPR's Gregory Warner speaks with people attending Nelson Mandela's memorial service — some who are too young to remember the late leader's years as president.
Dec 10, 2013 — Renee Montagne brings us an update on the memorial service for the late president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.
Dec 10, 2013 — NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton offers an update on Nelson Mandela's memorial from Soweto's FNB Stadium.
Dec 10, 2013 — NPR offers the latest updates from Nelson Mandela's memorial service in Soweto, South Africa.
Dec 10, 2013 — Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Gregory Warner, who's at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, where the memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela is being held. The mood is celebratory as attendees dance and remember Mandela's service to South Africa.
Dec 10, 2013 — People danced and swayed to music under a sea of colorful rain umbrellas as crowds gathered at a huge soccer stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela.
Dec 10, 2013 — On the day Nelson Mandela emerged from 27 years in prison, it was raining in Johannesburg — a good omen in South Africa. It was pouring again Tuesday on a stadium overflowing with those celebrating and saying farewell to Mandela. Steve Inskeep has the latest on Tuesday's public memorial service.