RHODESIA: Peace Between Black and White?

The stalemate that has held southern Africa in black-white deadlock for more than a decade is beginning to break up at last. Last week Prime Minister Ian Smith of Rhodesia, the bastion of white-settler power that broke free of British rule in 1965, announced that he had agreed to attend a constitutional conference that could lead to a settlement with Britain—and, eventually, to black-majority rule in Britain's breakaway colony. Smith also told his startled countrymen in a televised speech that the African independence movements that have waged a sporadic terrorist campaign against...

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