Walesa, Mandela To Be Honored In Ohio

May 22, 2014

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Credit New York Daily News

Two Nobel Peace Prize winners will be honored by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati on August 23rd.

The late South African leader Nelson Mandela and Poland's Lech Walesa have been named International Freedom Conductors. Mandela's great-grandson will accept the award on his behalf. Walesa plans to attend the ceremonies that will be part of the Center's 10th anniversary.