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Winne Mandela Controversial 'Mother of the Nation'

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Married to the South African leader Nelson Mandela for almost 40 years, the activist's tactics to end apartheid when her husband was imprisoned remain questioned, says Marlene Wagman-Geller in this excerpt from the book "Behind Every Great Man."

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