--Prime Minister Gordon Brown in 2007 at the unveiling of the Nelson Mandela Statue in London, England.
In October 2010, 60 Minutes produced a segment on Nelson Mandela a few days before his memoir was released. The video provides biographical information but focuses on Mandela's imprisonment and his role in the movement that overturned the apartheid regime in South Africa.
To read more about Nelson Mandela's life visit nobelprize.org.
At PBS.org, you can read letters that Mandela wrote to his wife Winnie while he was in prison. You can also read excerpts from his memoirs and read interviews and stories from people who knew Mandela.
Time Magazine published an article entitled "Mandela: His 8 Lessons of Leadership." The lessons he shares provide advice for those of us who wish to make the world a better place.
View Robben Island, Nelson Mandela's place of imprisonment, in Google Maps. You will see that the island lies just northwest of Capetown and Table Bay.