The Congo: Death of Lumumba--& After

At the height of her husband's power, 28-year-old Pauline Lumumba wore diamonds and high heels and Paris frocks. Last week she bared her breasts in the Congo's traditional sign of mourning, and led a wailing procession of other bare-breasted women through the streets of Léopoldville. Coldly and without regrets, her husband's archfoes in far-off Katanga province had just proclaimed that Patrice Lumumba was dead and buried deep.

The Katangese, who defied world opinion for weeks in hanging onto Lumumba, finished the affair with a flourish. "I will speak frankly," said Katanga Interior...

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