People, may 23, 1960

A half-century after Rough Rider Theodore Roosevelt made a year-long safari through Kenya and Uganda, Teddy's grandson Kermit, 44, a vice president of Gulf Oil Corp., set out with two of his sons to retrace some of the route. Kermit Roosevelt will carry the same .405 big-game rifle that his grandfather lugged from Mombasa to Khartoum, but the present-day Roosevelt's safari will last only 25 days, be a much less lavish expedition than Teddy's. Aside from the hunting. Kermit, also a writing man, will take notes and pictures for a contemplated book and...

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