Webcasts of Mandela services

Many thanks to Peter Hanes for his guide, copied below, Webcast Alerts: Live and recorded webcasts of memorial and funeral services for former South African President Nelson Mandela, December 10 to 15, 2013. Mr. Hanes encourages free sharing of the guide.

NELSON MANDELA (1918-2013)
Webcast Alerts: Live and recorded webcasts of memorial and funeral services for former South African President Nelson Mandela, December 10 to 15, 2013; Selected related news coverage on his life and legacy.

Official South African Memorial Service, 11:00 AM South African Standard Time (SAST) [4:00 AM EST], Tuesday, December 10, 2013, FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa. The South African Broadcasting Corp. (SABC) will provide live web stream coverage of the memorial service at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WBoWoRZ20w
and http://www.sabc.co.za/news

Official USA Memorial Service, 11:00 AM EST, Wednesday, December 11, 2013, National Cathedral,
Washington, DC | sign up for the live web stream at http://www.nationalcathedral.org/

Funeral Service, Sunday, December 15, 2013, Qunu, Eastern Cape, South Africa. See details on the
service at the website below.

See the South African Government’s Nelson Mandela Remembrance website for the latest comprehensive information: Arrangements for respective memorial and funeral services; tributes from world leaders; Mandela speeches and messages; video/photos, and more. http://www.mandela.gov.za/index.html

South African Embassy, Washington, DC http://www.saembassy.org/

Other sources for live and recorded news coverage


CBC-TV News video – Desmond Tutu calls for Mandela memorial of the heart: Archbishop Emeritus calls for South Africans to spurn monuments of rock and to build their character on Mandela’s memory [run time: 19:38 minutes]. http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/World/ID/2422626764/

NBC-TV News December 8, 2013 Investigation: U.S. Government considered Nelson Mandela a terrorist until 2008 http://investigations.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/12/07/21794290-us-government-considered-nelson-mandela-a-terrorist-until-2008

CBS TV News Face the Nation December 8, 2013 A look at Nelson Mandela’s legacy with Randall Robinson, Dr. Maya Angelou, James Baker, Gwen Ifill, Lorraine Miller, Michele Norris, Rick Stengel, and more [run time: 46:41 minutes]http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/december-8-angelou-baker-ifill-miller/

WUSA CBS-TV-9 December 6, 2013 video- Nelson Mandela’s legacy [run time: 5:03 minutes] with Dr. Howard Dodson, Director of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and Howard University Libraries. Dr. Dodson spoke about Mandela’s legacy and Howard University’s Mandela exhibit [runs thru April 27, 2014]. See video: http://www.wusa9.com/nelsonmandela/article/284975/496/Nelson-Mandelas-legacy– See exhibit: http://library.howard.edu/msrc_mandela_exhibit

Portside December 8, 2013 column by Dr. Barbara Ransby: A Political Obituary of Nelson Mandela https://portside.org/2013-12-07/political-obituary-nelson-mandela

PBS-TV Frontline video-The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela: An intimate portrait of one of the 20th century’s greatest leaders (run time: 1:51 hours) https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/mandela/

PBS-TV Newshour blog on Nelson Mandela, includes video, Remembering South African Leader Nelson Mandela (run time: 18:24 minutes), by former PBS correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2013/12/nelson-mandela.html

NY Times full coverage on Nelson Mandela http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/05/world/africa/nelson-mandela-obit-coverage.html

Washington Post – Grief, deep admiration expressed at home and worldwide for Mandela http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/grief-deep-admiration-expressed-worldwide-for-the-revered-nelson-mandela/2013/12/06/0d59755c-5e34-11e3-be07-006c776266ed_story_1.html

UN News Centre video -UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on the passing of Nelson Mandela December 5, 2013 [runtime: 7:13 minutes] http://webtv.un.org/watch/ban-ki-moon-death-of-nelson-mandela/2897989505001/

UN News Centre-UN honours Nelson Mandela as champion of peace, reconciliation http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=46675#.UqWI7CfXpTs

UNESCO pays tribute to the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela http://www.unesco.org/new/en/media-services/in-focus-articles/unesco-pays-tribute-to-life-and-legacy-of-nelson-mandela/

C-SPAN TV Coverage of the passing of Nelson Mandela [includes respective video remarks by USA President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon] http://www.c-span.org/Events/Nelson-Mandela-1918-2013/10737440186-3/

White House News – Statement by President Obama on the passing of Nelson Mandela http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/12/05/statement-president-death-nelson-mandela

Youtube video-UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, describes Nelson Mandela as ‘a hero of all time’ in a statement in Downing Street. He says families in Britain will mourn the loss of the former South African president along with Mandela’s family (runtime: 1:02 minutes). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujXidRTUh5w

UK Prime Minister David Cameron responds to the death of Nelson Mandela https://www.gov.uk/government/news/death-of-nelson-mandela

CBC TV-News video – Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper’s statement on the death of Nelson Mandela (runtime: 3:23 minutes) http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Politics/ID/2422538585/

Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper’s statement on the death of Nelson Mandela http://pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2013/12/05/statement-prime-minister-canada-death-nelson-mandela

Rev. Dr. Don Meredith, Senator, Senate of Canada, condolences on the passing of Nelson Mandela http://donmeredith.sencanada.ca/en/p105173/

Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh, condolences on the passing of Nelson Mandela http://pmindia.nic.in/press-details.php?nodeid=1755

Vatican Radio News – Pope Francis pays tribute to Nelson Mandela http://www.news.va/en/news/pope-francis-pays-tribute-to-nelson-mandela

His Holiness the Dalai Lama expresses condolences on the passing of Nelson Mandela http://www.dalailama.com/news/post/1049-his-holiness-the-dalai-lama-expresses-condolences-at-the-passing-away-of-nelson-mandela

Washington National Cathedral Dean, Very Rev. Gary Hall statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela http://www.nationalcathedral.org/press/PR-6FBVE-QI001K.shtml

CBC News- Nelson Mandela dies: the Lincoln of Africa and just as complex http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/nelson-mandela-dies-the-lincoln-of-africa-and-just-as-complex-1.2452856

NAACP statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela http://www.naacp.org/news/entry/naacp-mourns-the-passing-of-nelson-mandela

Association for the Study of African American Life and History statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela http://www.asalh.org

History Channel-Remembering Nelson Mandela http://www.history.com/news/remembering-nelson-mandela

Compiled by
Peter Hanes
Information Technologist/ Editor
International (Canada-USA-UK) Black Studies email: peter.hanes@verizon.net

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