On this day in 1871, journalist Henry Morton Stanley begins his famous search through Africa for the missing British explorer Dr. David Livingstone.
In the late 19th century, Europeans and Americans were deeply fascinated by the “Dark Continent” of Africa and its many mysteries. This is an extremely detailed account of Sir Henry Morton Stanley's explorations in Africa. Also includes the time when he met David Livingstone and uttered those immortal words: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?'