Commentary: Winnie Mandela

Winnie Mandela's involvement in the South African liberation struggle dates back to the 1950's. She was jailed many times for her political beliefs and was separated from her former husband, Nelson Mandela, for most of her adult life while he served 26 years in prison. Commentator Armstrong Williams says it's not surprising that Ms. Mandela resorted to some questionable tactics to survive for all those years.

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