Eyewitness How It Was Done Insight Free At last. Thirty years after Nelson Mandela’s release, we reveal the small part I played in what happened next. 10 February 2020 By Paul Martin By Paul Martin. Cape Town Pages: 1 2 Post navigation Previous PostPrevious ‘A journey from which he may never return.’ The conclusion of my historic BBC report when the Shah of Iran landed in the southern Egyptian resort city of Aswan. A different journalist wrote a scoop – that was entirely fake.Next PostNext An icon was freed 30 years ago. What was the effect on his family?