Audio Recording of Phone Conversation Between President John F.Kennedy and Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

Wonderful treasure trove from the JFK library: a telephone call on August 23, 1963 between United States President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Nigerian Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

…and the actual audio recording of the phone call:

Here is a transcript of the phone call:


Very poignant conversation, and I liked the light hearted reference to the Nigerian boxer Dick Tiger.

2 responses

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  2. Yes yes golden voice

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