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South Africa / Mandela #1026610

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) President Obama’s remarks on former South African president Nelson Mandela noted.

(Qunu, South Africa: Mark Phillips) The celebrations in South Africa for Mandela’s 94th birthday featured; scenes shown of ceremonies in his ancestral village of Qunu with former President Bill Clinton in attendance, people singing Happy Birthday around the world, prisoners fixing up a school; details given about how people donated 67 minutes of time for good works projects. [CLINTON – says Mandela wanted to lead his country into freedom and unity.] [Convicted murderer Mzolisi NTAKUNA††- notes Mandela has been an inspiration for him to change his life.] [Grandson Kweku MANDELA††- comments on the sacrifice for the Mandela family.]

Pelley, Scott;
Phillips, Mark

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