Mrs Obama, her daughters Sasha and Malia and her mother Marian Robinson, were granted a rare audience with 92-year-old former president Nelson Mandela at his
Friday, June 24, 2011
New Mandela book presented to Michelle Obama at rare meeting
Mr Mandela doesn’t entertain many guests these days so this was indeed a rare meeting and this was Mrs Obama's first meeting with him.
During the meeting Mrs Obama was presented with a copy of the newly published book Nelson Mandela By Himself: The Authorised Book of Quotations, which went on sale in
this week. (Penguin NZ$35) New Zealand