In the wake of Nelson Mandela's passing, we've made FRONTLINE's The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela available to watch online for the very first time — and many PBS stations will air it as a special broadcast tonight at 9 p.m. (check local listings).
In The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela, FRONTLINE tells the intimate and surprising story of the Nelson Mandela few people know: a bomb-throwing revolutionary who became a skilled politician in prison, and a passionate man who sacrificed the love of his life for a country that needed him more.
Widely hailed as the definitive television biography of Mandela, the documentary draws on stories and insights from Mandela's closest colleagues, fellow prisoners, friends and political adversaries —as well as unique photos and rare archival film.
Beyond the documentary, we have also created an interactive Facebook timeline that chronicles Mandela's formative upbringing, his time in prison, and his trailblazing quest to end apartheid in the country he loved.
Thank you for joining us as we look back on Mandela’s long walk to freedom and profound impact on the world.
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