RHODESIA: The Blacks Vote No

Servants usually know their masters, someone once observed, but masters seldom know their servants. The thesis has been overwhelmingly proved during the past six weeks in Rhodesia, where the white man is customarily called "boss" and the black man "boy." Since early January, a commission of British investigators headed by Lord Pearce, a noted jurist, has been canvassing the country to test the acceptability of Britain's proposed agreement with Prime Minister Ian Smith's white regime. The agreement would give the blacks, who outnumber the whites 22 to 1, a faint hope...

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