One of the most honoured men in modern history - Nelson Mandela - is coming to Australia.Mandela, surviving apartheid and 28 years jail.
Hear him on this week's ABC's Radio's National's Background Briefing in a presentation he recently gave at the London School of Economics, where he was awarded an honorary degree.
|The concept of World Reconciliation Day was initiated by a Melbourne schoolboy, Piers Mitchem who dreamed of creating a worldwide movement toward reconciliation and of inviting his hero, Nelson Mandela to help launch it. Three years later, Nelson Mandela has agreed to come to Australia to celebrate World Reconciliation Day. The event, presented by the ISIS Foundation, will raise more than $2 million for charity and launch the movement toward global reconciliation.|
The full text of Malcolm Fraser's Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture,
which he gave on Thursday August 24 in Darwin.