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CLIP 7933

Dr David Livingstone: Stanley's journals (audio)

Dr David Livingstone: Stanley's journals (audio)
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Key Info
  • Dr David Livingstone: Stanley's journals (audio)
  • Duration: 02:46
  • A reading from Henry Stanley's journals, in which the American journalist and explorer describes the moment when he came face to face with Dr Livingstone. Stanley describes how he had looked forward to the meeting for so long that when he first caught sight of Livingstone he would have liked to embrace him - but, in the presence of so many onlookers, decided to greet him more formally, with the words: 'Dr Livingstone, I presume'.
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    Famous People

  • Keywords: Victorian era, explorers, Africa, Henry Stanley, David Livingstone, famous historical characters, historic encounters, school radio, schoolradio
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Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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