Patrice Lumumba, the assassinated first Prime Minister of the Congo.
Documents from the archives of D'Lynn Waldron, PhD, FRGS Scripps-Howard foreign correspondent in the Belgian Congo, who was confided in by Patrice Lumumba just prior to Independence.
CABLE SENT BY D'LYNN WALDRON TO SCRIPPS-HOWARD WHICH THEY WOULD NOT PUBLISH
The cable below about the policies of Patrice Lumumba that D'Lynn Waldron crossed the Congo River to French Equatorial Africa to send when she could not get it transmitted through the Belgian Congo Post & Telegraph.
The Scripps-Howard newspaper cabled back 'Obscure politicians not news. More about cannibals.'
and never published Lumumba's statements.
copyright 1960 D'Lynn Waldron
CONTENTS PAGE: LUMUMBA, THE CONGO, AND ALL OF AFRICA
Articles and Commentaries by D'Lynn Waldron ©1960-2006
Lumumba, the assassinated first Prime Minister of the Congo
|Below are links to pages containing D'Lynn Waldron's newspaper headline stories, photographs, and the related documents from 1960, with commentaries by D'Lynn Waldron written in after 2000. The subjects covered with original documents on this web site include: Lumumba in Stanleyville and his real attitude towards America and Russia, the secret cannibal war in the Kasai fostered by the Belgian government to sabotage the upcoming independence, which D'Lynn Waldron exposed, and D'Lynn's escape from the South African secret police with the data on the real cost of mining gold
|NOTE: MANY OF THESE PAGES HAVE FULL SIZE DOCUMENTS AND MAY TAKE TIME TO LOAD.
THE CONGO & AFRICA
articles and commentaries by D'Lynn Waldron ©2006
NOTE: MANY OF THESE PAGES CONTAIN FULL SIZE DOCUMENTS AND ARE VERY LARGE. IF YOU ARE ON BROADBAND THIS WILL NOT BE A PROBLEM, BUT IF YOU ARE ON A DIAL-UP MODEM, SOME PAGES WILL TAKE A MINUTE OR MORE TO LOAD.
D'LYNN WALDRON'S PHOTOS AND SKETCHES OF AFRICA
Lumumba, the assassinated first Prime Minister of the Congo.
........Lumumba in Stanleyville- D 'Lynn Waldron's 1960 headline story
........D'Lynn Waldron's commentary on this written in 2001
........Lumumba's telegram regarding troops being brought in, etc.
........D'Lynn Waldron's commentary on her time in the Congo written in 2001
........Lumumba's typed statements on his policies for the Congo with D'Lynn Waldron's handwritten questions
........Patrice Lumumba's statements on his policies for the Congo in D'Lynn Waldron's handwritten interview notes
........Lumumba's statements about the Belgian Admin and General Janssens in Stanleyville (document is a VERY large file!)
........Cable with Lumumba's statements sent by D'Lynn Waldron and not published by Scripps-Howard Newspapers
........Messages carried between Lumumba and General Janssens by D'Lynn Waldron with Lumumba's handwritten comments
.......D'Lynn Waldron's report on conflict between General Jannsens and Patrice Lumumba
.......Refusals of Belgian Administration to transmit D'Lynn Waldron's press cables about Lumumba
.......TIME Magazine's slanders of Patrice Lumumba May 1960
......D'Lynn Waldron's cable to American Consulate in Uganda about hitch hiking out of Congo through Ruanda Urundi
........A GALLERY OF PICTURES OF PATRICE LUMUMBA
........Response to a reader asking why Lumumba was assassinated
.......Raoul Peck's movie "Lumumba" a discussion by D'Lynn Waldron
.......Ludo De Witt's book "The Assassination of Lumumba" a brief review by D'Lynn Waldron
.......E-Mail with historical data concerning her father and family from Dorothee Gizenga
THE TRIBAL WAR IN THE KASAI.
.........The Tribal War In Luluabourg- D'Lynn Waldron's 1960 headline story
.........Kasai section of D'Lynn Waldron's book "Secret in the Heart of Darkness"
........Henry N. Taylor killed filling in for D'Lynn Waldron in Luluabourg the Congo
........Journeys on the Congo and Kasa i Rivers
D'LYNN WALDRON'S ESCAPE FROM SOUTH AFRICA