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December 12, 2022

South Africa
Darryl G. Behrman Lecture on Africa Policy: The Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Panelists discuss the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, following the release of Mandela: The Lost Tapes, which features never-before-heard audio from interviews with Mandela for Long Walk to Freedo…

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February 8, 2024

United States
The U.S. Vice President and Foreign Policy

Modern vice presidents can trace much of their political influence to the broad reforms that Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale made to the second-highest elected office in the late 1970s.

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December 16, 2013

China
Nelson Mandela: A Communist?

Bill Keller’s recent New York Times article entitled "Nelson Mandela, Communist" appeared on December 8. Based on research undertaken by the British historian Stephen Ellis in 2011, Keller accepts El…

People wait in a bus line to pay their respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela in Pretoria December 13, 2013.

December 9, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
The Apotheosis of Nelson Mandela

For many, Nelson Mandela is no longer so much an historical figure as a legend. Even his portraits in the media are now idealized, neither the image of the young radical nor of the elderly statesman…

Wenceslous Nicholas, age four, lights a candle in front of the statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Parliament Square in central London December 8, 2013.

January 8, 2014

South Africa
Nelson Mandela's Legacy

John Campbell leads a conversation on Nelson Mandela's legacy, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

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