Shows featuring Archbishop Desmond Tutu

  • South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu Calls for Release of Mumia Abu-Jamal Splash_image20111208-3779-oodbd5-0
    In a video statement released to coincide with the 30th anniversary of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s incarceration, the former South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu urges Abu-Jamal’s immediate freedom. Mumia "has faced years of prosecutorial and police misconduct and judicial bias," Tutu says. "Now that it is...
    December 08, 2011 | Story
  • Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu Retires from Public Life Tutu-retire
    This week Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa announced he is retiring from public life. Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his work campaigning against the apartheid regime in South Africa. We play a speech Tutu made at a candlelight vigil to a group of children just outside the Copenhagen climate summit in...
    October 08, 2010 | Story
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu on President Obama: "He Is Now a Nobel Laureate — Become What You Are" Tutu-amy
    Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa also traveled to Copenhagen this weekend to urge world leaders to tackle the climate crisis. The longtime anti-apartheid campaigner and Nobel Peace Prize laureate spoke on Saturday at a candlelight vigil just outside the UN climate summit. [includes rush transcript]
    December 14, 2009 | Story