This exhibit looks into President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton’s trip to Africa in March and April of 1998. The exhibit highlights museum artifacts, archived audiovisual materials, and historic documents from the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, a part of the Presidential Library System of the National Archives & Records Administration.
By taking this historic trip in 1998, President Clinton became the first sitting United States President to visit Ghana, Uganda, Botswana, and Senegal. President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton also visited Rwanda and South Africa. While in Africa, President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton focused on key issues such as development, trade, investment, empowerment of women, and the environment.