Successful as South Africa has been in its battle to keep the white man on his pedestal and the black man in his place at its foot, its rabid Nationalists have always been haunted by a fear of the future. By A.D. 2000, they reckon, the nation's 6,000,000 whites will be swamped in a sea of 25 million blacks. Last week, after five years' study, a government-appointed commission headed by Pretoria University's Professor F. R. Tomlinson, a Cornell graduate with a U.S. wife, brought forth a blueprint for total apartheid (apartness).

Under the plan seven areas of South Africa would...

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