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RIP Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): Live Memorial coverage on SiriusXM POTUS

December 5, 2013

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South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and the first black president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, passed away at home Thursday at the age of 95 years old. His memorial service will be carried live in its entirety on Tuesday, December 10 beginning at 4 am ET on SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S., Ch. 124., anchored from SiriusXM’s Washington, D.C. studios by Tim Farley, host of Morning Briefing and Midday Briefing.

Dozens of heads of state and world dignitaries including President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama; Prince Charles, Prince of Wales; former U.S presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Jimmy Carter; former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; British Prime Minister David Cameron and other notable guests including Bono and Oprah Winfrey are expected to attend the four-hour service taking place at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

SiriusXM hosts and special guests have been remembering Mandela since his passing on SiriusXM Progress and Urban View. You can hear their thoughts and memories below.

In addition to POTUS, tune into Make It Plain with Mark Thompson on SiriusXM Progress and Joe Madison on Urban View for continued coverage and updates.