The World: Speech Lessons

An alcoholic fog hovered over President's House in Rawalpindi six weeks ago when Pakistan's General Yahya Khan handed over the reins of power to Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. As one Pakistani official says of the general: "He was far too drunk to say anything about anything to Bhutto."

Although the new President has been known to enjoy an occasional Scotch, he has drastically cut down on his modest drinking—partly because of the breakneck pace of his new job. One intoxicant he has not given up is listening to the recorded speeches of Indonesia's late President Sukarno, which has had a notable influence on...

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