From the Publisher: Feb 26 1990

/ When Nelson Mandela stepped through the gates of Victor Verster Prison Farm last week, TIME's Peter Magubane was on hand to photograph the moment. The two men would not have the opportunity to embrace until two days later, however, when Magubane would be called to a secret location on Mandela's first day back in Johannesburg. "I wasn't taking pictures," Magubane says. "I said, 'You look quite good. You haven't changed.' It was a relief to see him out of prison." Two nights later, the two men, who have known each other nearly 40 years, shared a chicken curry dinner in...

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