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Nelson Mandela Dead At 95: President Obama Remarks At Hanukkah Celebration

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release December 5, 2013 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT EVENING HANUKKAH RECEPTION Grand Foyer 8:03 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Good evening, everybody. (Applause.) Welcome to the White House and Happy Hanukkah. I should say that normally we just have one Hanukkah reception, but this […]

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Nelson Mandela Dead At 95: President Obama’s Statement

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s most popular President and President Barack Obama, America’s first black President, hold an obvious, special place in World history. Here’s President Obama’s statement on the passing of President Mandela: THE PRESIDENT: At his trial in 1964, Nelson Mandela closed his statement from the dock saying, “I have fought against white domination, […]

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Nelson Mandela Dead At 95: The Savior Of Freedom

Nelson Mandela, perhaps the greatest living human being of our generation, passed away at 95 years of age. I will remember exactly where I was when it happened: on United Airlines Flight 3570 from Chicago to Atlanta this night. When we touched wheels at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, I turned on my iPhone and the […]

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Mandela movie smashes S.Africa box office record – DAWN.com

DAWN.comJOHANNESBURG: A film based on the life of Nelson Mandela, “Long Walk to Freedom”, has became South Africa’s all-time highest grossing picture after its opening last week, production company Videovision Entertainment said Tuesday. The British-South …Mandela movie is SA box office hitMoneyweb.co.zaMandela film smashes box office recordseNCAMandela film reigns at SA box–officeScreen AfricaNewsPoint Africaall 40 […]

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South Africans on Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom – BBC News

BBC NewsSouth Africans are flocking to the cinemas to watch a film about their former President, Nelson Mandela. The movie Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, starring British actor Idris Elba, is based on the former political prisoner’s autobiography of the same title and …South Africans warm to Mandela movie, critics unimpressedReutersZindzi Mandela Reflects on ‘Mandela: […]

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Portraying Nelson Mandela hits close to home for Idris Elba – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBritish actor Idris Elba is having what he describes as a “beautiful moment” in his career. His off-screen life, though, is another story. This summer, Elba starred in Guillermo del Toro’s special-effects action thriller “Pacific Rim,” in which he transformed the …‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ Gives Idris Elba A Real Oscars ChanceContactmusic.comIdris […]

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Nelson Mandela Has Lung Infection

Nelson Mandela, who’s tireless efforts transformed South Africa and set the path for a modern age of race relations, then became South Africa’s first black President in that country’s first democratic election in 1994, has a lung infection, but is reportedly responding to treatment. The 94 year old legend was admitted to a military hospital […]