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LIVE VIDEO: Obama to speak on death of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world’s most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died, according to AP reports. He was 95.

President Barack Obama is expected to speak about Mandela’s death at 4:20 p.m. Central. Live video, below.

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