Mandela: An Audio History is an award-winning chronicle of the anti-apartheid struggle, featuring the voices of Nelson Mandela and those who fought with and against him. The CD is hosted by Desmond Tutu with an introduction by Nelson Mandela. Originally broadcast on National Public Radio, the CD features an extraordinary recordings, including:
- Tapes, left forgotten and decaying in a government archive, from the 1964 Rivonia Trial in which Mandela and five others were sentenced to life imprisonment.
- A secret recording of Mandela in prison that had been hidden by a guard for over 30 years.
- First-person accounts of former activists, generals, National Party politicians, Robben Island prisoners and guards, and everyday witnesses to history.
- Voices of key figures, including Mandela, Tutu, and former President F.W. de Klerk.
Produced by Joe Richman and Radio Diaries. Originally broadcast on National Public Radio. Winner of the duPont Award, considered the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize.