Nation: Survey for Kwame

Of all the so-called "neutralists" who actually follow the Communist line, the U.S. has become especially wary of Ghana's Kwame Nkrumah. Last week President Kennedy assigned retired Steelman Clarence B. Randall, 70, to visit Ghana for "a final hard look" at Nkrumah's request for U.S. aid on the Volta River Project.

Three years in the planning, the project would include a $196 million dam and a $128 million aluminum smelter. Ghana would pay $98 million, and the U.S. would ante up $133 million in long-term loans. Anxious to get his enterprise under way, the...

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