Back Stories: Nelson Mandela Visits NYC

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Nelson Mandela came to New York in June 1990 as part of an eight-city tour of the United States.

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A massive parade held in his honor drew a crowd of all ages.

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Press pass from Nelson Mandela’s visit to NYC in 1990. (Credit: WCBS Newsradio 880)

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