• Short Summary

    A PARTY OF EIGHT CZECHOSLOVAKIAN STUDENTS ON A TRANS-AFRICA EXPEDITION MADE A BRIEF STOP IN KINSHASA RECENTLY.

  • Description

    A PARTY OF EIGHT CZECHOSLOVAKIAN STUDENTS ON A TRANS-AFRICA EXPEDITION MADE A BRIEF STOP IN KINSHASA RECENTLY.

    TRAVELLING IN A TRUCK SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO COPE WITH THE DIFFICULT TERRAIN THEY WILL CROSS ON THEIR JOURNEY THE STUDENTS HAVE SO FAR BEEN THROUGH THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, SUDAN, ETHIOPIA, KENYA, TANZANIA AND ZAMBIA.

    DURING THEIR STOP IN KINSHASA THE LEADER OF THE EXPEDITION SAID ITS OBJECTIVE WAS TO BRING HELP TO THE LEPROSY HOSPITAL, FOUNDED BY DOCTOR SCHWEITZER AT LAMBERENE IN GASON.

    AFTER COMPLETING THEIR JOURNEY TO GABON THROUGH CONG-BRAZZAVILLE THE STUDENTS WILL RETURN TO CZECHOSLOVAKIA THROUGH CAMEROUN, NIGERIA, NIGER AND ALGERIA.

    WITH THEIR JOURNEY OVER THE EXPEDITION WILL HAVE COVERED A TOTAL OF 18,641 MILES (30,000 KMS).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVATVP8DBJZU6B494PSEHNARJZE
    Media URN:
    VLVATVP8DBJZU6B494PSEHNARJZE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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