Cultural Revolutions July 1994 Polarizing Attitudes By Thomas Molnar In South Africa the negotiations between F.W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela and the subsequent election of the latter as president had an unexpected and wholly unknown prelude. In 1969, I was teaching at South Africa's University of Potchefstroom, the very center of Afrikaner conservative forces. To read the full article, please sign in or create a free account to view Chronicles content for 30 days. Thomas Molnar Thomas Molnar is the author of numerous works, including Authority and Its Enemies.