Former President Bill Clinton on Nelson Mandela as a Politician

Clinton tells ABC News' George Stephanopoulos that Mandela set up cabinet with leaders of opposing parties.
3:00 | 12/06/13

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Talk about Nelson Mandela as a politician. He could inspire he could organize. But he could also compromise and cut a deal when he needed to. Everyone knows he brought his jailers threw his inauguration which had huge symbolic impact but as a politician and as -- president. More important was the fact that he put the leaders of the parties who had imprisoned him in his -- He left the structure of the government intact. As -- -- people willing to work with him to achieve the objectives of the country.

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