He has already left an indelible mark on the country.
'Nyerere of Tanzania' provides a portrait of Julius K. Nyerere, President of Tanzania.
Broadcast on 6 April 1975 the film provides a profile of the President and an interview in which he speaks with humour and candour about his life and philosophy as leader of Tanzania.
This exerpt from the documentary shows the people of Tanzania celebrating the founding of the Tanu Party, a celebration which takes place every year on 7 July. The Tanu Party won the country its independence. The Tanu Party was founded by Julius Nyerere on 7 July 1954. Nyerere became the country's first Prime Minister, and now under the new constitution is the country's first President.
He is not only a politician, he is also a thinker, a scholar, a writer, and a political theorist of world stature.
Radharc: Nyerere of Tanzania was broadcast on 6 April 1975.
'Radharc', a series specialising in religious programming, was produced for RTÉ by Radharc, an independent production company run by Catholic priests and lay staff.