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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Nelson Mandela's Musical Tributes: R. Kelly, Nicole Scherzinger, 'Lion King' Cast (Video)

    1:19 pm 12/6/2013

    Watch the R&B singer perform "Soldier's Heart," the "X Factor" judge sing hymnal praise and Broadway's "The Lion King" cast join for "One by One."Read more

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  4. Nelson Mandela's Death: Funeral, Memorial Service Plans Announced

    7:05 am 12/6/2013

    South African president Jacob Zuma discussed additional ways mourners can pay tribute to anti-apartheid leader.Read more

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  5. Nelson Mandela's Death: U.K. Columnist Attacks BBC for Extensive Coverage

    4:47 am 12/6/2013

    "Spectator" columnist Rod Liddle summed up the BBC's coverage of Mandela's death as "famous, nice black man dies," causing a social media firestorm.Read more

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  6. Nelson Mandela's Death: Discovery to Air New Documentary Worldwide

    3:26 am 12/6/2013

    "The Making of Mandela" will premiere on the Discovery Channel in the U.K. before going out across the company's network of channels around the globe.Read more

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  7. How Nelson Mandela Affected South Africa's Film Industry

    12:58 am 12/6/2013

    UPDATED: The country's sector has gone through much change since the end of Apartheid, attracting Hollywood productions and creating homegrown successes.Read more

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  8. Nelson Mandela's Death: World Leaders, Media React

    12:41 am 12/6/2013

    U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon honored Mandela as a “giant for justice,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls him a “shining example” while Indian media compares the late South African leader to Mahatma Gandhi.Read more

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  9. 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Director on Adapting the Life of the South African Icon (Q&A)

    10:15 pm 12/5/2013

    Justin Chadwick speaks with THR about awards buzz, Idris Elba's transformative performance and why he first said no to an offer to tell Mandela's story.Read more

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  10. Nelson Mandela's Death: Bono Writes, 'He Could Charm the Birds Off the Trees'

    6:30 pm 12/5/2013

    The U2 frontman penned a 1,000-word essay about the late South African leader.Read more

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