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A life in prison

Duration: 03:49

Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for a total of 27 years. Here he reflects philosophically on his time in Robben Island prison, where he was held from 1964-1990. James Gregory, his warder, also contributes.

Available since: Sun 1 Apr 2012

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Arena Voices from the Island

Nelson Mandela and his fellow ex-prisoners recall their incarceration on Robben Island.

First broadcast: 18 Jul 2008

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