ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 22, 1978
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(Studio) Death of Kenya President Jomo Kenyatta, who is noted as 1st serious black revolutionary in Africa in 20th century, reported Background on Kenyatta and fight for Kenya's independence given. Films shown. Mau Mau terrorism in country and Kenyatta's imprisonment by British noted. Interview of Kenyatta by British reporter shown. [KENYATTA - wants independence for Kenya immediately by constitutional means. Has never approved of violence of any kind.] Kenyatta's relations with Britain and US described. Outlook for Kenya's political future and recent chgs. of corruption in government outlined. Acting President said to be Vice President Daniel Arap Moi. Kenyatta's tribe, Kikuyu, mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
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