As part of the 21 ICONS project, filmmaker Adrian Steirn interviewed Ahmed Kathrada in November 2011 on his love of words and quotations -- which sustained him during his 26-year prison sentence. In this intimate interview Kathrada also spoke about his and Walter Sisulu's love of Whitney Houston and how he found Nelson Mandela's 4am running annoying! In a poignant moment he revealed how the lack of children in their lives affected them. Watch the video.
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