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Nelson Mandela, Deputy President of the African National Congress, acknowledges applause as he stands before a Joint Meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, June 26, 1990.  House Speaker Thomas Foley of Washington, left, and Senate President Pro Tempore Robert Byrd of  West Virginia applaud from behind. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

Nelson Mandela, Deputy President of the African National Congress, acknowledges applause as he stands before a Joint Meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, June 26, 1990. House Speaker Thomas Foley of Washington, left, and Senate President Pro Tempore Robert Byrd of West Virginia applaud from behind. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

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