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  1. The Night Nelson Mandela Died: Biopic Writer on Royal Screening (Guest Column)

    7:00 am 12/11/2013

    William Nicholson shares with The Hollywood Reporter how he penned "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" and what happened inside the theater when Prince William, Kate Middleton and the legend's own daughters learned of his passing.Read more

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  2. Jay Z Honors Nelson Mandela at L.A. Concert (Video)

    7:11 pm 12/10/2013

    The music mogul dedicated "Young Forever" to the late South African president.Read more

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  3. CBS Plays 'Africa' Over Mandela Memorial Footage, Toto Does Not Approve (Video)

    12:17 pm 12/10/2013

    "If I had been asked for sync approval, the answer would have been a decline," song co-writer David Paich says in a statement to THR, reacting to "CBS This Morning" playing his 1980s pop hit during Tuesday's coverage of the late revolutionary and president. Read more

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  4. Nelson Mandela Memorial: Obama Praises Last Great Liberator of 20th Century

    6:58 am 12/10/2013

    The U.S. president, who was joined by world leaders and stars like Bono and Charlize Theron, called on people to carry forward the South African leader's legacy by fighting injustice.Read more

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  5. Stevie Van Zandt on Nelson Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Anthem 'Sun City': 'We Named Names' (Q&A)

    4:57 pm 12/9/2013

    A 1985 break from the E Street Band allowed the guitarist and actor to pull together an all-star record -- among the artists featured on the track: Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Bono and Lou Reed -- and raise awareness about the struggle in South Africa.Read more

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  6. Durban Poison: Dubai Review

    3:13 pm 12/9/2013

    Cult South African director Andrew Worsdale makes his belated comeback with this pedestrian murder thriller inspired by a real-life killer couple.Read more

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  7. Dubai Film Fest: 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Media Events Canceled

    1:00 pm 12/9/2013

    The organizers have halted press screenings and cast interviews and blacked out coverage of the gala's red carpet arrivals as "an appropriate tribute" to the late Nelson Mandela.Read more

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  8. Nelson Mandela: BBC News Director Defends Coverage

    4:38 am 12/9/2013

    The head of the BBC's news department said the network was right to disrupt regular programming to announce the death of Mandela, whom he called "the most significant statesman of the last 100 years."Read more

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  9. How 'Mandela' Royal Premiere Audience Reacted to News of Leader's Death (Exclusive Video)

    1:13 pm 12/7/2013

    The London crowd, which included Prince William and Duchess Catherine, gasped as Anant Singh and Idris Elba shared the news just after the credits rolled.Read more

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  10. Richard Dreyfuss Wants to Play Apartheid President F. W. de Klerk

    6:44 pm 12/6/2013

    The "Jaws" star insists the negotiations between South Africa's last president and Nelson Mandela saved a nation from civil war. Read more

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