• Short Summary

    MR. G. MENNEN WILLIAMS, THE AMERICAN ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS, HAD INFORMAL?

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    MR. G. MENNEN WILLIAMS, THE AMERICAN ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS, HAD INFORMAL TALKS WITH MR. CYRILLE ADOULA, THE CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER, IN LEOPOLDVILLE ON APRIL 30TH. ALSO PRESENT AT THE TALKS IN THE PRIME MINISTER'S RESIDENCE WAS THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO THE CONGO REPUBLIC, MR. EDMOND A. GULLION.

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S SPECIALIST ON AFRICA WAS SPENDING A WEEK IN THE CONGO BEFORE CONTINUING HIS LATEST TOUR OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT - HIS FOURTH IN 14 MONTHS.

    LEAVING WASHINGTON ON APRIL 13, MR. WILLIAMS WAS DUE TO VISIT 10 AFRICAN NATIONS DURING HIS MONTH-LONG TOUR. HE HAS ALREADY VISITED GUINEA, SIERRA LEONE, DAHOMEY, CAMEROON AND TOGO. NEXT ON HIS ITINERARY AFTER THE CONGO: RURANDA URUNDI, KENYA, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC AND UPPER VOLTA.

    UNSCHEDULED STOP FOR THE AMERICAN DIPLOMAT WAS ON APRIL 20 WHEN HIS PLANE MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING AT LAGOS, NIGERIA. THE NOSE-WHEEL OF HIS PLANE HAD JAMMED AFTER TAKE-OFF FROM FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7T9JM6K195PQXM8HXRMRLE3BJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7T9JM6K195PQXM8HXRMRLE3BJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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