Despite the world's fascination with Nelson Mandela, much of his life remains a mystery.
But a new book, Conversations with Myself, is offering a rare insight into the heart and soul of an icon who was at the forefront of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa.
The publication is based on Mandela's personal reflections, letters written by him during his 27 years in prison, and hours of recordings for an unfinished autobiography that would have been a sequel to his memoir Long Walk to Freedom.
On Thursday's Riz Khan, we speak with Ahmed Kathrada, a veteran of the anti-apartheid movement who served decades in jail with Mandela, and discuss his conversations with his legendary friend.
This episode of Riz Khan aired from Thursday, October 14, 2010.
Source: Al Jazeera