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Mandela inauguration as president

Title
Mandela inauguration as president
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
10 May 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:03:59
Description
Catherine Adams reports on the inauguration of South Africa’s new President Nelson Mandela at Pretoria’s Union Buildings and some of the notables present from around the world. Includes archive clip of President F W de Klerk declaring the release of Nelson Mandela four years ago. Nelson Mandela is sworn in and praises outgoing President F W de Klerk and Vice-President Thabo Mbeki. Audio level variable.
Contributors
Nelson Mandela; F. W. de Klerk; Catherine Adams
Keywords
Elections; South Africa; Apartheid; Political reform; Presidents; General elections; Ceremonies; Pretoria; Desegregation

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