South Africa: The Great White Laager


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Black headlines last week told South Africans of the troubles elsewhere. RACES IN U.S. ON COLLISION COURSE, announced the Natal Mercury, while the Johannesburg Star gave prominence tO THE TRIBAL WAR IN NIGERIA. In the bright and busy nation at Africa's southern tip, however, such difficulties seemed far away. Topless nighties were the talk of Cape Town. In Johannesburg, where last month's antique-car rally had drawn 69 entrantsĀ—from a 1907 Diatto-Clement to a 1938 BugattiĀ—the city was debating whether the miniskirt should be banned, and the ballet season began with performances by South African Stars...

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