THE ADMINISTRATION: Carter's Morality Play

Jimmy Carter made no effort to hide his feelings. The "horrible murders" of an archbishop and two Cabinet ministers in Uganda, he said during his press conference, "have disgusted the entire civilized world." Two days later Uganda's Idi Amin Dada appeared to retaliate by forbidding some 200 Americans to leave his country and summoning them to a meeting this week. Most Amin watchers expected that he would inflict nothing more drastic than oratory and theatrics on the Americans; he himself issued reassurances. But with the unstable dictator, no one could be sure....

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