• Short Summary

    THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN UNITY TO TRY TO FIND A SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM OF THE CONGO BEGAN ITS DISCUSSIONS IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF MR.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT..OF CITY HALL
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    2.
    SV FLAGS OUTSIDE TV PAN INT..
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    3.
    TV PAN INT.. DELEGATES STAND AS KENYATTA ENTERS AND TAKES HIS SEAT
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    4.
    TV DELEGATES SEATED
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    5.
    CU KENYATTA SPEAKS
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    6.
    SCU DELEGATES APPLAUD AS KENYATTA SITS
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    7.
    TV GHANAIAN DELEGATE SPEAKS
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    8.
    CU DITTO
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    9.
    SV GOVERNOR GENERAL MALCOLM McDONALD LISTENS
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    10.
    SCU REPRESENTATIVE FROM GUINEA SPEAKS
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    11.
    TV STENOGRAPHER
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    12.
    SV TSHOMBE SPEAKS
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    13.
    TV KENYATTA AND DELEGATES AT TABLE
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    TRANSCRIPTS: SEQ 5: MR. KENYATTA: "IT IS WITH SINCERE SATISFACTION THAT I STAND HERE TO WELCOME YOU ALL TO KENYA ON THE OCCASION OF THIS HISTORIC MEETING CALLED BY THE ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN UNITY TO ATTEMPT TO FIND A SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEMS OF THE CONGO, LEOPOLDVILLE.I INVITE YOU TO MAKE KENYA YOUR OTHER HOME. WE SHALL DO WHAT IS POSSIBLE TO MAKE YOUR STAY WORTHWHILE AND TO FACILITATE THE DELIBERATIONS WHICH BROUGHT US HERE. OUR TASK IS DIFFICULT AND DELICATE, BUT OTHERS HAVE TRIED TO FIND A SETTLEMENT OF THE ISSUES WHICH FACE US. WE SHALL USE THEIR EXPERIENCE BUT AVOID THEIR PITFALLS. SOME PEOPLE HAVE PREDICTED THAT WE ARE DOOMED TO FAIL TO THOSE PEOPLE I HAVE THIS TO SAY: IF ANYONE STARTED A RACE ASSURED OF SUCCESS, THERE WOULD BE NO POINT IN STARTING. OUR APPROACH IS TO TRY AND TRY AGAIN TO FIND A SOLUTION IN AN AFRICAN CONTEXT."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN UNITY TO TRY TO FIND A SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM OF THE CONGO BEGAN ITS DISCUSSIONS IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF MR. KENYATTA, THE PRIME MINISTER OF KENYA.

    CROWDS STOOD FOR HOURS OUTSIDE THE NAIROBI CITY HALL TO WATCH THE ARRIVAL OF THE DELEGATES, REPRESENTING NINE AFRICAN STATES, WHO WERE CHOSEN AT THE RECENT MEETING OF OAU FOREIGN MINISTERS IN ADDIS ABABA.

    IN HIS OPENING SPEECH TO THE DELEGATES AND VISITOR, MR. KENYATTA SAID:
    THE FIRST OF THE DELEGATES TO SPEAK AFTER THE CHAIRMAN WAS THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF GHANA, MR. BOTSIO, WHO SAID IT WAS MOST IMPORTANT THAT THERE SHOULD BE PEACE IN THE CONGO. HE SAID THE ONLY AIM OF THE CONFERENCE WAS TO SOLVE THE PROBLEMS FACING THE CONGO.

    OTHER COUNTRIES REPRESENTED AT THE CONFERENCE ARE CAMEROON, ETHIOPIA, GUINEA, NIGERIA, SOMALIA, TUNISIA, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, AND UPPER VOLTA.

    THE CONFERENCE CONTINUED TODAY IN CLOSED SESSION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEQUG4HEDTV0PBJFZSH3AD0HMO
    Media URN:
    VLVAEQUG4HEDTV0PBJFZSH3AD0HMO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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