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A portrait of South African theologian Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu

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'Fresh Air' remembers Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The South African leader was key to the anti-apartheid movement. He chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and preached forgiveness. Tutu died Dec. 26. Originally broadcast in '84 and '99.


Desmond Tutu Discusses South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Former Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa, and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Desmond Tutu. He is currently a visiting professor at Emory University in Atlanta. He's written a new book about South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission which he was Chairman of: "No Future Without Forgiveness" (Doubleday).

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