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Interview with leader of the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire, Laurent Kabila.

May 12, 1997
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Amy speaks with Elombe Brath the chair of the Patrice Lumumba Coalition based in Harlem in New York City. Their conversation is followed by an interview between Elombe Brath and Laurent Kabila, leader of the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire. Laurent Kabila’s forces have taken much of Congo-Zaire and are now just outside the capital city. He speaks about his vision for his county and the effects of Mobutu Sese Seko’s regime on the society of Congo-Zaire.

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- Elombe Brath–the chair of the Patrice Lumumba Coalition based in Harlem in New York City - Laurent Kabila–Leader of the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire.
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