Nelson Mandela Has Died: Obama Addresses The Nation – Live Feed

After struggling for many months, Nelson Mandela has passed away at age 95. Leaders from South Africa’s Zuma, New Zealand’s Key, UK’s Cameron, and now President Obama seemed to be ready with prepared statements and Obama is due to address the nation at 1720ET to mourn the “inspirational leader, remarkable man.”

  • *ZUMA SAY MAY MANDELA’S SOUL `REST IN PEACE’
  • *KEY SAYS MANDELA “INSPIRATIONAL LEADER, REMARKABLE MAN”
  • *U.K.’S CAMERON: DOWNING ST TO FLY FLAG AT HALF MAST FOR MANDELA

 

By way of interest, here is the handwritten note committing Mandela to prison…

 

Here the infamous 1962 document committing Nelson Mandela to prison: #MandelaCentre pic.twitter.com/Z8fEI9cvFk

— Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) December 5, 2013

 

 

 

    



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