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Nelson Mandela Gathers Support to Abolish Apartheid

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Nelson Mandela Gathers Support to Abolish Apartheid

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After being held for 27 years as a political prisoner, the newly freed Nelson Mandela stands before the United Nations on June 22, 1990. As deputy president of the African National Congress, Mandela delivers a speech to the Special Committee Against Apartheid and calls for continued economic sanctions against South Africa to help force an end to segregation.