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Giving Up Nuclear Weapons: It's Rare, But It's Happened

Giving Up Nuclear Weapons: It's Rare, But It's Happened

NPR - Greg Myre

South Africa was filled with drama in 1993. Violence raged as the white president, F.W. de Klerk, negotiated with black leader Nelson Mandela to end apartheid. Amid this uncertainty, de Klerk appeared on TV one night and made a startling announcement: South Africa secretly built six nuclear weapons, …

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