Nelson Mandela's widow, Graca Machel, talks to 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon and shares her unique perspective on the global icon she calls "a normal human being."
Nelson Mandela's family was summoned to his home by his widow, Graca Machel, when it appeared he was fading fast. They were allowed into his room to say their final goodbyes. Debora Patta reports.
Tributes have been flowing in for Nelson Mandela, but this one from his dear friend Desmond Tutu, the former archbishop of Cape Town. It was in Tutu's house in Bishopscourt that Mandela had spent his first night as a free man. Tutu was very close to the beloved leader, that he even gave love advice, telling Mandela to marry his last partner, Graca Machel.
Dignitaries and celebrities arrived to view the coffin of Nelson Mandela as the lying-in state for the former South African president began at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Wednesday (December 11). South African President Jacob Zuma was followed by Mandela's widow, Graca Machel, daughter Zindzi and various other family members and guests as they walked through the grounds of the building.
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