SOUTH AFRICA: Broederbond Ban

South Africa's Prime Minister had a tough fight on his hands. To a convention of his United Party in Bloemfontein, Field Marshal Jan Christian Smuts denounced the Broederbond (League of Brothers) as a "dangerous, cunning, Fascist organization." Smuts ordered South African civil servants and state schoolteachers to resign Broederbond membership at once. His stern alternative: resign their Government jobs.

Accountable "only to God" for its actions, the Broederbond has only 2,672 members after 26 years of existence. But all of them are handpicked, fanatical, British-hating Afrikaners. Most of them are professional...

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