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South Africa / Mandela Death #1056311

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 07, 2013
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(Soweto, South Africa: Lester Holt) The period of mourning in South Africa for the late Nelson Mandela featured; scenes shown from outside his house.

(Johannesburg: Richard Engel) The celebrations for Mandela's life featured; scenes shown of the tributes outside Madiba's current home, marching bands, his statue, his memory center museum. [Mandela family spokesman Temba Templeton MATANZIMA†- remembers Mandela's life.] [Several South AFRICANS - comment on Mandela.]

(Soweto, South Africa: Lester Holt) The Soweto protest against apartheid recalled; the June 16, 1976, iconic photo of Antoinette Pieterson and a stranger carrying the body of her brother, Hector. [PIETERSON - recalls the shooting during a peaceful march; states the uprising was because of Mandela in prison.] [August 31, 1976, then-Secretary of State Henry KISSINGER†- talks about the commitment to peace.] The Hector Pieterson memorial shown. [WOMAN - says things are getting better.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Engel, Richard
Duration:
00:06:30

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