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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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