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    South African President Speech

    President Mandela told the joint meeting of Congress that the United States and other wealthy nations must resist the lure of isolationism and dedicate themselves to improving the lot of…

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    African Leader Arrival

    Mandela met with President Bush today at the White House as part of his private visit to the United States. Both men made comments prior to their meeting.

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    Liberty Medal Celebration

    President Clinton, Mr. Mandela and South Africa President De Klerk
    spoke during a ceremony to award the two South African leaders the
    Liberty Medal for their work in furthering the…

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    Nelson Mandela Address

    In his address to a joint meeting of Congress, Mr. Mandela appealed for support of the struggle for a multi-racial democracy in South Africa. He is only the third private citizen…

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    South African President Inauguration

    During a 90-minute ceremony in Pretoria, South Africa, President Mandela took the oath of office to assume the presidency of South Africa. It marked the first time in over four hundred…

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    South African Campaign Debate

    The two South African leaders spoke during a televised debate just two weeks prior to the first free elections in South Africa. Mr. de klerk and Mr. Mandela discussed their…

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    Mandela News Conference

    Mandela commented to reporters following his meeting the President Bush.

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    Mandela Rally at Tiger Stadium

    Mandela visited Detroit on his first U.S. tour since being released
    from a South African prison earlier this year. He addressed a large crowd at Tiger Stadium.

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Nelson Mandela was honored by American leaders for his effort to promote racial equality in South Africa. They praised him for continual work for freedom and the end to…

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    African National Congress Leader Address

    In his address to a joint meeting of Congress, Mr. Mandela appealed for support of the struggle for a multi-racial democracy in South Africa. He is only the third private citizen…

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    South African State of the Nation Address

    President Nelson Mandela delivered his first state of the nation address to the South African Parliament. He emphasized all people working together after the many years of racial…

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    Senate Dinner for Mandela

    Senators Boren and Sanford hosted a dinner for Mandela and his wife in the caucus room of the Russell Senate Office Building. All senators and a few other guests were invited.

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    Robben Island Prison

    President Mandela marked the fifth anniversary of his release from Robbeneiland Prison by touring the area. He was held there as a political prisoner for 27 years.

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    State Dinner Speeches

    President Clinton and President Mandela praised each other and offered a toast at a White House State Dinner. President Clinton praised Mandela for building a future of trust and…

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    Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf delivered the annual speech honoring former South African President Nelson Mandela. In her speech titled “Behold the New Africa,”…

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    South Africa Constitution Adoption

    Members of both houses of the South African Parliament met in a constitutional assembly to debate the adoption of a permanent constitution to replace the provisional document under which…

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    African National Congress Leader Address

    Nelson Mandela addressed a joint session of the Canadian Parliament on the first leg of his visit to Canada and the United States. He urged the Canadians to continue sanctions against…

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    South African Parliament Opening

    President Mandela, his cabinet, judiciary officials and members participated in the first opening of the South African Parliament under the nation’s new constitution. Mandela…

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    South African Presidential Inauguration

    Scenes were shown of the inauguration parade and ceremony for President Mbeki. President Mbeki talked about their rich heritage and that they owe their ancestors for the democracy that…

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    South African State of the Nation Address

    President Mandela opened the second session of the South African parliament during his term. In his remarks, he talked about his first nine months in office and outlined his agenda for…

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