KENYA: The Man They Left Behind

"Isn't it better," said the husky white settler from Kenya somewhat plaintively last week, "for us to let the African take the wheel of the bus as long as we can sit by his side and read the map, rather than wait until he throws us out?" For five years ambitious Michael Blundell, 52, head of the moderate New Kenya Group, has been urging his 65,000 fellow whites to accept a multiracial government before the colony's 6,000,000 blacks take over everything themselves. Last week, as the London conference on the future of Kenya was drawing to a close (TIME,...

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