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We talk with the South African Consul General about an event giving Chicagoans a chance to mourn and celebrate Nelson Mandela.

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama leave on Air Force One to attend a memorial service for Nelson Mandela Tuesday as Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan recalls her year in South Africa while Mandela was imprisoned on Robben Island. Elizabeth Brackett has the details. Watch web extra videos about the anti-apartheid icon from WTTW's archives.

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Nelson Mandela died at age 95. Watch web extra videos about the anti-apartheid icon from WTTW's archives.

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It's not often you can see a letter written by George Washington, a limited edition Barbie doll and Groucho Marx's autograph -- all in one place. Eddie Arruza visits a new exhibit at the Northwestern University library.