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Kenyatta Death #500297

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 22, 1978
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(Studio) Death of Kenya President Jomo Kenyatta reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(No location given) Background report on Kenyatta. Films shown. His president of Kenya almost since its independence from Britain noted, as well as his mbrship. in Kikuyu tribe. His leadership of black African ntlism. described. Is reported that he lived in England to further education before returning to Kenya to lead struggle for independence; his imprisonment on chgs. of leading Mau Mau rebellion, which he denied, stated. [KENYATTA - wants Kenya where all citizens will be treated alike.] Riots between Kikuyu and Tuo tribes and Kenyatta's response cited. Likely successor to Kenyatta noted to be Vice President Daniel Arap Moi.
REPORTER: Paul Cunningham

Brinkley, David;
Cunningham, Paul

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