Foreign News: The Roof Leaks in Burma

Heavily laden with gifts ranging from a coconut-shell lampshade to a baby tiger, the roving Communists flew on to Burma. At roughly the same moment, Communist insurgents in the Burmese city of May-myo were busy kidnaping two doctors of the World Health Organization.

The Burmese reception differed considerably from India's. Despite a government offer of 5¢ to each flag-waving child, comparatively few Burmans turned out to greet the visitors. Those who did (100,000, more or less) showed up in organized groups and sat stolidly on curbs or campstools in bemused curiosity, whooping...

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