Nelson Mandela and the United States Government

By OLIVIA IMANI MINGUELA GEORGAKOPOULOS, age 10 Mandela, who became president of South Africa in 1994, remained on a terrorist watch list in the United States until 2008. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons After Nelson Mandela’s death on December 5, 2013, the U.S. media...

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In 1979, President Jimmy Carter installed solar panels on the roof of the White House to provide hot water for the building. The panels were removed in 1986 under the Reagan presidency.