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One of South Africa’s most powerful industrialists described apartheid as a dead albatross hanging “around the white man’s neck” and said whites should reconcile themselves to a black-dominated government. In a column in Johannesburg’s Sunday Times, Gavin Relly, chairman of the Anglo American Corp., a mining conglomerate, added that whites’ interests could be protected by a bill of rights. Meanwhile, 76 U.S. firms in South Africa bought full-page ads in two of the nation’s Sunday newspapers urging an end to apartheid.


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