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Friday, June 28, 2013

Obama weighs visiting Mandela: 'I don't need a photo-op'

President Obama looks out of the "door of no return" during a tour of Goree Island on Thursday in Senegal. Goree Island is the site of the former slave house and embarkation point built by the Dutch in 1776, from which slaves were brought to the Americas. The "door of no return" was the entrance to the slave ships.