May 14, 1958

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Above, I don’t even know where to begin with this one: "Islam is identified with the darker races while Christianity is thought to be a white man’s religion. Thus Mohammedanism is more acceptable to socially conscious Negroes, who have a new spirit of nationalistic pride." This is beyond appalling. I cannot imagine how this got into the paper. Even in 1958. Below, Nixon’s disastrous Latin American tour becomes fodder for his book "Six Crises" … The view of former Foreign Service worker Russ Olson is here.

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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1 Response to May 14, 1958

  1. RH says:

    There are many items in the paper today that no one will understand in fifty years. Consider the following unquestioned terms: growth (in business articles), black (in articles about racially mixed people).

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