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    KENYAN PRIME MINISTER JOMO KENYATTA TODAY (WEDNESDAY) DISSOCIATED HIS KENYA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION (K.A.N.U.) FROM?

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    KENYAN PRIME MINISTER JOMO KENYATTA TODAY (WEDNESDAY) DISSOCIATED HIS KENYA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION (K.A.N.U.) FROM A DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY IN NAIROBI BY MEMBERS OF THE PARTY'S YOUTH WING.

    A SCORE OF YOUTHS YESTERDAY TUESDAY CARRIED PLACARDS CONDEMNING AMERICA'S DECISION TO HELP CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER MOISE TSHOMBE AND DELIVERED A LETTER OF PROTEST ADDRESSED TO PRESIDENT JOHNSON.

    MR. KENYATTA'S MOVE AS PRESIDENT OF K.A.N.U. WAS ANNOUNCED IN A STATEMENT ISSUED BY MR. TOM MBOYA, THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND K.A.N.U.'S SECRETARY-GENERAL, DISCLAIMING ANY CONNECTION BETWEEN THE DEMONSTRATION AND THE PARTY.

    (THE FIRST THREE OF A GROUP OF B-26 LIGHT BOMBERS THE UNITED STATES IS PROVIDING FOR THE CONGO ARRIVED IN LEOPOLDVILLE YESTERDAY FROM ASCENSION ISLAND. THE PLANES, REQUESTED BY THE CONGOLESE GOVERNMENT ON SUNDAY FOR "LONG-RANGE RECONNAISSANCE" USE, HAVE LIGHT MACHINE-GUNS MOUNTED IN THEIR NOSES, HAVE BOMB BAYS AND CARRY ROCKET LAUNCHERS.)
    (MR. MENNEN WILLIAMS, THE UNITED STATES ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS, HAD INDICATED THAT AMERICAN WOULD CONTRIBUTE TO THE COST OF MAINTAINING AFRICAN TROOPS IN THE CONGO. THE CONGOLESE GOVERNMENT HAS REQUESTED TROOPS FROM NIGERIA, LIBERIA, ETHIOPIA, SENEGAL, AND MALAGASY TO ASSIST IN CRUSHING REBELLION THROUGHOUT THE CONGO.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA80CQCGBM8E8ONWTMAM6PP91GP
    Media URN:
    VLVA80CQCGBM8E8ONWTMAM6PP91GP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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