"Conscience of a people, soul of a nation, he
has brought forth freedom from the crucible of oppression and inspired,
by his courageous example, the better angels of our nature."
-- The honorary degree
citation for the President of the Republic of South Africa, Nelson Mandela
Introduction by Harvard University President Neil L. Rudenstine
Speech by His Excellency Nelson Mandela, President of the Republic of South Africa
(Note: The speech is only available as scanned images.)