The United States Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger, arrived in Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday?
The United States Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger, arrived in Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday night (24 April), at the start of a two week tour of Africa.
Dr. Kissinger will visit seven African nations during his visit. On his arrival at Nairobi Airport he was welcomed by the Kenyan Vice-President, Mr. Daniel Arap Moi and several Cabinet Ministers.
The Secretary of State said he had come to Africa to help President Ford devise a new approach to the problems of Africa and to relations between the United States and Africa. He added he had come to make clear that the United States associated itself with the two great aspirations of the independent African nations - racial equality and economic progress.
Dr. Kissinger emphasised that the United States was considering moral, economic and political, but not military, support for black Rhodesian liberation movements. On his tour he'll also visit Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire, Ghana, Liberia and Senegal.
This film is serviced with part of a speech by Dr. Kissinger; a transcript appears below.