Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "RELINQUISHES POWER--President David Dacko of the central African Republic, above handed over civilian government's power to the army Tuesday because of poor health, the French Foreign Ministry reported. Dacko, 51, was twice president of the country, the second time taking power in 1979 after the ouster of his cousin Col. Jean Bedal Bokassa."
Date: September 1, 1980
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society