The life and legacy of Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s anti-apartheid hero who died at 90

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  • Desmond Tutu
    Desmond Tutu
    South African churchman, politician, archbishop, Nobel Prize winner (1931–2021)

Born in the township of Klerksdorp, South Africa, Desmond Tutu went on to become a Nobel peace prize winner, a global campaigner for human rights and a man who always spoke truth to power, whether it was a White racist regime or a corrupt African dictatorship. CBS News correspondent Debora Patta reports on his life and legacy.

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