Nightly News | February 11, 2010
>>> new robitussin? to go.
>>> in south africa today, a rare and emotional public appearance by nelson mandela . he is now 91, happy, but in fragile health these days. a heartfelt welcome by that country's parliament. the occasion, it was 20 years ago today mandela walked to freedom after 27 1/2 years in prison for opposing south africa 's system of racial apartheid. mandela's triumph became a beacon of hope around the world. four years later he was elected president of south africa . on the day after his victory, i was the first person to get to meet with him that morning. listen to what he said when i asked him how he planned to manage the enormous expectations for reconciliation in racial harmony.
>> it cannot be done overnight. it is going to take a year, two years, even as much as five years.
>> part of our conversation that