1999: Mandela and wife visit Western Washington

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on December 5, 2013 at 6:22 PM

Cheers and applause greeted Nelson Mandela, as he exited his plane at Boeing Field in Seattle in 1999. After a traditional Native American ceremony in a hanger, Mandela and his wife, the former first lady of Mozambique, visited a South Seattle community.

See what else their trip included in this archival video.

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