Mandela Medallion

March 1996
Jet;3/25/96, Vol. 89 Issue 19, p53
Presents a photographs of South Africa's Ambassador to the United States Franklin Sonn and Byron Lewis Sr., chairman and chief executive officer of UniWorld Group, who display a Nelson R. Mandela Presidential Medallion in Washington, D.C.


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