In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz
"In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz" is the true story of President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire and the society of thieves and impoverished masses he created in the most resource-wealthy country on the planet.
Beginning with his assumption of the position of Army Chief-of-Staff to Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, the book traces his path from his successful military coup in 1965 to his overthrow by Rwandan militiamen in 1997.
Along the way, it recounts his...
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