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Today in History Aug. 5

South African anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela is pictured outside of Westminster Abbey in 1962 — this trip, without permission from the South Africa government, led to his indictment and arrest on August 5, 1962; it was the beginning of 27 years of imprisonment. Today is Monday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2013. There are 148 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 5, 1953, Operation Big Switch began as remaining prisoners taken during the Korean War were exchanged at Panmunjom.