A prize for making peace in South Africa

October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/25/93, Vol. 115 Issue 16, p18
Looks back at the different paths South Africa's President F.W. de Klerk and African National Congress head Nelson Mandela have traveled up to the award of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. Their backgrounds; Their professional training; Highlights of careers; Mandela, the world's most powerful symbol against apartheid and his country's pre-eminent black leader; de Klerk's announcement of a plan for a new constitution providing universal suffrage.


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