Siam Furlough: Kenneth on Meeting His Tour Guide Through Egypt

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Siam Furlough: Kenneth on Meeting His Tour Guide Through Egypt


On his trip, he came first to Egypt, hoping to tour around Cairo and see something of Egypt. He was walking along the street when a very tall Arab in a long gown, with a fez on his head, came up to Kenneth, spoke to him in English, "Good Morning, Sir!", and said that he would show Kenneth all of Egypt for $25 a day. They began bargaining and eventually they agreed that Kenneth would pay all the expenses of the tour and the man would be his guide. They became friends. 


Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)


January 1, 1931


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Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata


Kenneth Landon (1903-1993)



Sound File Location

Box 78: Item 1: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 55-60

Clip Location

Hour 60, clip 9


Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical


Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Siam Furlough: Kenneth on Meeting His Tour Guide Through Egypt,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed October 24, 2020,