Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Selassie I on Meet the Press

Selassie I on Meet the Press is another in a collection of old video footage of Haile Selassie, this time on a visit to the U.S. in the early sixties. Watch the emperor answer questions posed by reporters on Meet the Press, the television newshour still broadcast today. Questions regarding the newly formed OAU, Kennedy's ongoing fight with civil rights in America's South, and Africa's struggle to rid itself of colonialism are some of the questions posed to the emperor.