Nelson Mandela's Autobiography

*** This programme was first broadcast on 25 October, 2011 ***

In the mid 1970s Nelson Mandela began writing his autobiography in prison, on Robben Island.

Mac Maharaj was one of the prisoners who helped edit and conceal the manuscript.

Photo: Associated Press, Nelson Mandela before he was imprisoned.

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Wed 26 Oct 2011 02:50 GMT

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