Topic: Nelson Mandela
July 29, 2008 [Tuesday]
@ 8PM in Gaurav's House.
1781 Spyglass Drive, #244
Austin TX 78746
Links sent out by Rahul on the yahoogroups:
Nelson Mandela turned 90 a couple of weeks ago (and it was celebrated with a concert to raise funds for AIDS). The press has covered the event extensively with an analysis of his life, influence, and shortcomings. It would be interesting to take a look at the same, and here are some links for that.90th Birthday Celebrationhttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1036194/Nelson-Mandela-interrupts-90th-birthday-celebrations-make-plea-poor.htmlBooks by Mandela:
http://archives.obs-us.com/obs/english/books/Mandela/Mandela.htmlhttp://books.google.com/books?id=beRL3schM0kC&dq=Nelson+Mandela&pg=PP1&ots=64RF_cb8xP&sig=1bfwtXAIC8VKmPmSqcqYsqXea9c&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=2&ct=result#PPP1,M1Nelson Mandela Foundation:
The Nelson Mandela Foundation contributes to the making of a just society by promoting the vision, values and work of its Founder and convening dialogue around critical social issues.Mandela on US Terrorist List
Removed from Terrorist List
http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/africa/07/01/mandela.watch/Assessing 90yrs of the ICon
http://www.australia.to/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=176:nelson-mandela&catid=18:africa&Itemid=27Also, I read in somewhere the following (but cant seem to find links for it)
- As per Mandela, one of the biggest regrets of his tenure as president of SA, is not doing enough for AIDS awareness
- As per his wife, one of his regrets is not being involved much in the lives of his children.