December 6, 2013 | NPR · South Africa is in deep sadness following the death of former President Nelson Mandela. He died Thursday at the age of 95 following a lengthy illness. Renee Montagne talks to Lydia Polgreen, the Johannesburg bureau chief for "The New York Times, about Mandela's death.
December 6, 2013 | NPR · President Obama offered a remembrance of Nelson Mandela at the White House on Thursday, shortly after news broke of the South African leader's death. The South African leader has had a powerful effect on Obama.
December 6, 2013 | NPR · Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep remember some of Nelson Mandela's most memorable speeches. The former South African president died on Thursday at the age of 95.