SOUTH AFRICA New Recruit A curly-haired British South African, awkward on his crutches after an automobile accident that shattered his right leg, hopped out of a green car one day last week at the entrance to Germiston Negro location, a sprawl of tin huts 15 miles east of Johannesburg. He was the first white recruit—and quite a catch—for the Passive Resistance campaign, organized by blacks, half-whites and browns against Prime Minister Daniel Malan's racial segregation laws.

Oxford-educated Patrick Duncan, 34, is the son of the first South African to be appointed Governor General, the late Sir Patrick Duncan. He hobbled into...

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