Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, June 2, 2009.
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MSNBC special Nelson Mandela documentary tonight at 9pm ET

Tonight, an hour-long look at the life and legacy of the South African leader who became a global icon for equality and democracy.

The Rachel Maddow Show returns anew Monday.

MSNBC special Nelson Mandela documentary tonight at 9pm ET