Obama writing foreword for Nelson Mandela's book

FILE - This June 7, 2010 file photo shows President Barack Obama delivering the commencement address for Kalamazoo Central High School at Western Michigan University Arena in Kalamazoo, Mich. President Obama is writing a foreword to Nelson Mandela's new book. Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced Wednesday, June 9, 2010 that Obama will contribute to Mandela's "Conversations With Myself." (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

June 9, 2010 7:16:33 PM PDT
From one Nobel winner to another: President Barack Obama is writing a foreword to Nelson Mandela's new book.

Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced Wednesday that Obama will contribute to Mandela's "Conversations With Myself." It is a collection of diaries, journals and other personal materials of the former South African president and apartheid foe.

The book comes out Oct. 12.


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