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Kenyan Independence: The Early Years; Conversation with Julius G. Kiano; 9/14/89 by Harry Kreisler

This interview is part of the Institute's "Conversations with History" series, and uses Internet technology to share with the public Berkeley's distinction as a global forum for ideas.

Welcome to "Conversations on International Affairs." I'm Harry Kreisler of the Institute of International Studies. Our distinguished guest today is Julius Kiano, Chairman of the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation and a distinguished leader in Kenya's government for the last 30 years. He is on the Berkeley campus this week to receive the Haas International Award, which is given to a distinguished foreign alumnus for his contributions to his own country.

  1. Background ... graduate education in the U.S. ... a time of national struggles for independence
  2. Kenya Moves toward Independence ... return home ... leading the student airlift ... first Kenyan lecturer ... Thurgood Marshall advises Kenya ... Kiano's entry into politics ... Kenyans take over the economy ... preparing for the dilemmas of independence
  3. Kiano's Leadership ... the student airlift ... North - South negotiations ... lessons of his life

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