New Zealand: Victory over Shame

In New Zealand's national elections, Viet Nam was also the No. 1 issue, though 'Prime Minister Keith J. Holyoake has thus far committed only a battery of 150 men. His opposition insists that that is 150 too many, but Holyoake took to the stump to warn his countrymen: "The whole of New Zealand would hang its head in shame if we withdrew our troops." Unashamedly, New Zealand's 1,200,000 voters gave Holyoake's liberal, socialist-minded National Party a majority of 44 seats in the country's 80-seat Parliament—a loss of only one seat—compared with 35 seats for the opposition Labor Party and...

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