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The Briefing 12-06-13

1) Nelson Mandela: One of the most significant figures of the 20th Century

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s Liberator as Prisoner and President, Dies at 95, New York Times (Bill Keller)

2) 80th Anniversary of Prohibition’s repeal

80 Years Ago Today, Prohibition was Repealed, Time to End the War on Drugs, Huffington Post (Derek Rosenfeld)

3) Church of Sweden elects first female arch-bishop

Antje Jackelen elected Sweden’s first woman archbishop, BBC

4) Abortion rights are not only defended, but celebrated