This program is 28 minutes long
(Johannesburg: Debora Patta) The celebrations of Mandela’s life reviewed; scenes shown of singing and dancing in the streets, the memorial outside his home. [3 PEOPLE – comment.] The plans for 10 days of mourning discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Mourning around the world noted; scenes shown of the White House, the New York Stock Exchange & schoolchildren in India.
(Johannesburg: Mark Phillips) The admiration of Mandela around the world featured; historical footage shown; details given allegations of corruption against current President Jacob Zuma’s administration. [Mandela lieutenant Mohammed Valli MOOSA- says Mandela is now everybody’s hero.] [Columnist Pinky KHOABANE- says people see him above politics.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) CBS News correspondent Bob Simon’s coverage of Mandela's release from prison in 1990 recalled; footage shown. Live, in-studio discussion held with Simon about Mandela’s emergence. [SIMON - recalls not knowing what Mandela would do; describes the measure of Mandela.]
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The latest jobs report examined; employment graphs shown. [CafePress, Inc. CEO Bob MARINO- comments on hiring seasonal workers.] [Seasonal worker Matthew DAUGHTERY- says as a welder he gets laid off often.]
(Dallas: Manuel Bojorquez) The impact of the storm reviewed; scenes shown of sliding cars, a woman skating on a frozen parking lot, stranded cars in Austin, Texas, a stuck fire truck, utility crews knocking ice off power lines, a tree that fell on Dallas homeowner Christina Goodman’s home, steam over Lake Superior; details given about flight cancellations and the severe cold in Duluth, Minnesota. [GOODMAN – comments.]
(Boston: Michelle Miller) The role of American political activist Randall Robinson in the fight for former South African President Nelson Mandela's release from prison featured; footage shown of the sit-in involving Robinson, Representative Walter Fauntroy, and civil rights leader Mary Frances Berry and of protests at the South African Embassy in Washington, DC. [ROBINSON – outlines the goals of the sit-in, including the dismantling of Apartheid; comments on Mandela’s persona.]
(Robben Island, South Africa: Allen Pizzey) Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s life as a prisoner at Robben Island off the coast of South Africa reviewed; scenes shown from inside the prison. [Former prisoner Eddie DANIELS – describes the conditions; recalls meeting Mandela; describes being let outside after 6 years of being locked in.]