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Radio archive: Nelson Mandela walks free in South Africa


Leading anti-apartheid campaigner Nelson Mandela has been freed from prison in South Africa after 27 years.

Reporting from outside Victor-Verster Prison in Paarl, Mike Wooldridge describes the moment Mr Mandela walked free with his wife Winnie.

First broadcast 11 February 1990


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