Robben Island Prison

South African President Nelson Mandela marked the fifth anniversary of his release from Robben Island Prison by touring the area. He was… read more

South African President Nelson Mandela marked the fifth anniversary of his release from Robben Island Prison by touring the area. He was held there as a political prisoner for 27 years. The president answered questions from reporters as he toured the cells and the prison. The footage appeared courtesy of South African Television. The prison is called Robbeneiland in the Afrikaan language. close

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Robben Island Prison

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Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
South Africa
First Aired:
Feb 18, 1995 | 9:52pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 1995 | 12:54am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Feb 18, 1995 | 9:52pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 1995 | 12:54am EST | C-SPAN 1