The History of America’s “Africa Agenda”: The Role of John Foster Dulles

On February 11, 1958 Secretary of State John Foster Dulles was asked about Tunisia during a press conference. A few days earlier French planes had bombed and strafed schools and a local market in the village of Sakiet. Dulles’ reply was ignored by the daily press, and before the Internet that meant it almost didn’t happen. But Toward Freedom obtained a transcript and printed it verbatim.