• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOMO KENYATTA OF KENYA LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) ATTENDED A GALA IN NAIROBI AS A PRELUDE TO KENYATTA DAY FESTIVITIES.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT JOMO KENYATTA OF KENYA LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) ATTENDED A GALA IN NAIROBI AS A PRELUDE TO KENYATTA DAY FESTIVITIES. KENYATTA DAY IS AN ANNUAL HOLIDAY WHICH HAS BECOME ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S MAJOR CELEBRATIONS.

    KENYATTA DAY MARKS THE DAY WHEN THIRTEEN YEARS AGO JOMO KENYATTA AND A NUMBER OF HIS COLLEAGUES WERE ARRESTED ON THE EVE OF THE MAU MAU STATE OF EMERGENCY AT THE BALL LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) IN THE NAIROBI CITY HALL, PRESIDENT KENYATTA AND PRESIDENT NYERERE JOINED HANDS TO LEAD THE KANU MARCH.

    TODAY'S CELEBRATIONS WILL BE MARKED WITH PARADES, MEETINGS AND A SPECIAL NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR BLOOD DONATIONS AS A TOKEN OF "BLOOD SPILLED IN THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM". PRESIDENT KENYATTA WILL DRIVE THROUGH THE STREETS OF NAIROBI WITH FIVE OF HIS FORMER FELLOW DETAINEES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1BFT8L8WFF392CO7T5LV9RLGJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1BFT8L8WFF392CO7T5LV9RLGJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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