The Press: The South & South Africa

In the U.S. South, it is "segregation." In South Africa it is apartheid. By either name, it means racial trouble. What does the Southern press have to say of recent conflict in South Africa? And what does the South African press say of Negro sit-ins in the U.S. South?

With rare exceptions, Southern papers carried full wire service accounts of South Africa's violent scene, generally gave the story the news play it deserved. But the prickly matter of editorializing on a foreign problem so close to home has been met in gingerly fashion.

Most Southern...

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