Letters, Feb. 1, 1960

Fizzled Fireworks?

Sir:

As one of just two Americans (and non-Africans) present at Ghana's "emergency demonstration" against TIME'S alleged "imperialist cowboy propaganda" [at which a pile of copies of TIME was burned], may I offer a single additional comment to your Jan. 4 story.

Far more striking than the odor and abundance of verbal onions flung by speaker after speaker at TIME'S coverage of Kwame Nkrumah and Tom Mboya was the evident, marked apathy of almost the whole audience of half a thousand persons. Their mood, in sharp and significant contrast with the onstage...

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