Great Adventurers: David Livingstone - Journey to the Heart of Africa (1999)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Social History  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith

This is an informative video about the determined man who led a number of difficult expeditions into Africa. Livingstone wanted to spread the Gospel, end the slave trade and try to find the ultimate sources of the Nile. Watch and learn about the many problems Livingstone encountered during his early travels to Zambezi. Find out what really happened when he later returned to central Afica. Discover what circumstances led to his famous meeting with the journalist Henry Stanley, who brought critical supplies to him toward the end of his life. The video also tells about Livinstone's personal losses, including the death of his wife.

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adventurer, Africa, expedition, journey, missionary