RHODESIA: One Step Closer to Black Rule

The danger is that the fighting may turn into all-out civil war

We 're trying to put things right, but the battle carries on. What a time, what a time it's been.

What a time, indeed. The current ballad by Rhodesian Singer Clem Tholet reflected the country's mood as Tholet's father-in-law, who happens to be Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith, led his white countrymen one step closer to black majority rule. Last week, at Smith's urging, white Rhodesians went to the polls to approve by a wide margin a new constitution under which rule is to pass from the country's...

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