RHODESIA: Scratching the Surface

Blacks and whites may now swim—but not yet live—together

At Spud Murphy's, Salisbury's newest nightclub, young white Rhodesian soldiers lurched onto the dance floor last week and joined in a beery war dance to a current hit song, Sweet Banana. The song is a tribute to troopies like themselves "who fight with bravery—and win." A white businessman, surveying the scene, remarked, "Right now the only black man who could survive in this place would have to be at least a sergeant major —with a citation for valor in the Rhodesian army." A...

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