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  • n  a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

  • One is as a British statesman, and the other is as a world statesman.
  • Having entered office as a self-described "apprentice statesman, " Henry Kissinger departed an acknowledged master.
  • To Lord Lloyd's Cairo tea party there came an old and broken statesman who knew the British Baron's mettle.
News & Articles

  • Obama meets with Mandela's family in South Africa
    U.S. President Barack Obama met Saturday with family members of ailing South African statesman Nelson Mandela and spoke by telephone with Mandela's wife as she maintains a vigil by his bedside.
    June 29, 2013 - CNN
  • Obama meets Mandela family, police disperse protesters
    By Jeff Mason and Mark Felsenthal JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama met the family of South Africa's ailing anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela on Saturday, offering words of comfort and praising the critically ill retired statesman as one of history's greatest figures. The faltering health of Mandela, 94, a figure admired globally as a symbol of struggle against injustice and ...
    June 29, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Idaho Statesman Chalk Art Festival: Amazing artwork created in just eight hours
    Each July 4, sidewalk masterpieces are produced at the Statesman's Chalk Art Festival.
    June 27, 2013 - The Idaho Statesman
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Before a crowd of thousands gathered in front of the Old State Capitol, Obama said Biden was "what many others pretend to be - a statesman with sound judgment who doesn't have to hide behind bluster to keep America strong."
  • Rod Blagojevich in The Australian
    I am here to announce my intention to appoint an individual who has unquestioned integrity, extensive experience and is a wise and distinguished senior statesman of Illinois,Mr Blagojevich said.
  • Larry Craig in International Herald Tribune
    It is unfortunate that the Idaho Statesman has chosen to continue to lower itself to the standards of what can best be described as tabloid journalism,Craig said in the statement.

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