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    JOMO KENYATTA, PRESIDENT OF THE KENYA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION AND CONVICTED MAU HAU ORGANISER, FLEW INTO LONDON, UK, Nov 6, FROM NAIROBI.

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    JOMO KENYATTA, PRESIDENT OF THE KENYA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION AND CONVICTED MAU HAU ORGANISER, FLEW INTO LONDON, UK, Nov 6, FROM NAIROBI. IT WAS HIS FIRST VISIT TO BRITAIN FOR 16 YEARS. HE ARRIVED SHORTLY BEFORE TOM MBOYA, SECRETARY OF KANU, TOUCHED DOWN FROM COPENHAGEN, THE DANISH CAPITAL.

    AT THE AIRPORT TO MEET KENYATTA WERE ABOUT 50 CHEERING AFRICANS. A SANNER WAS HOISTED BEARING THE WORDS: "WELCOME JOMO KENYATTA - HERO OF AFRICA". BUT INSIDE THE AIRPORT BUILDINGS, AN AIRLINE POSTER WAS HURRIEDLY SCRUBBED TO REMOVE THE WORDS "HANG KENYATTA" WHICH HAD BEEN DAUBED ON IN WHITEWASH.

    KENYATTA HOPES TO HAVE TALKS WITH BRITISH COLONIAL SECRETARY REGINALD MAUDLING. HE IS SEEKING A CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE TO DECIDE KENYA'S FUTURE; AND WAS INTERVIEWED AT THE AIRPORT...

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    Film ID:
    VLVADFHA3GH4NARKDX29B86I05XYZ
    Media URN:
    VLVADFHA3GH4NARKDX29B86I05XYZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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