Travels in Africa

Fred and Donanne Hunter

TRAVELS IN AFRICA: CONGO, Poli Sci 101 in Leopoldville, 1963

Perhaps it’s appropriate on our travels in Africa that we pause for a moment to meet some of the people. Here’s an account of a lesson in Congo Poli Sci 101, delivered by a Mr. Kasongo: Young USIS officers new to the country, Al and I walked across downtown Léopoldvlle to a press conference. There […]

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TRAVELS IN AFRICA: Coquilhatville, Congo, 1963

When Fred Hunter arrived in the Congo as a young US Information Service officer, transferring from a post in Brussels, Belgium, a surprise awaited him. My assignment had been changed. That was the first thing I learned on arriving in the Congo. I would not be going to the USIS post in Elisabethville. Instead I […]

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