AFRICA: Changing Wind

As visiting Prime Minister Harold Macmillan made his way through the Union of South Africa, allowed to meet none of the blacks (who make up 67% of the population), he could sense the mood of the country from the headlines. The three-year-old "treason trial" of 30 political prisoners droned on. Police rounded up 30 Africans to try for the drunken explosion of violence that recently killed nine policemen in Cato Manor, a Negro ghetto. "Cato Manor," wrote one reader to the editor, "should make the white population of South Africa realize that...

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