SOUTH AFRICA: How to Advance Communism

When Prime Minister Daniel Malan's Nazi-aping Nationalist government came to power last spring (TIME, June 7), it promptly launched an anti-Negro, anti-Semitic propaganda campaign of which Goebbels himself would have been proud.

South African Communists watched, waited and acted. They sent shrewd, handsome Sam Kahn out on the hustings in the Western constituency of the Cape Province. Kahn campaigned sharply against Malan's apartheid (racial segregation) policy, condemned "the Nazi doctrine of white supremacy."

Last week, Communist Kahn's campaign paid off: he became the first Communist ever elected to South Africa's Parliament, and his Negro electorate turned out energetically to give him...

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