CHINA: New ''Chief Executive

Despatches from Peking were so meagre last week as to suggest that the armed forces now occupying that city (TIME, May 3) were exercising a ruthless censorship. The consensus of reports was that Dr. W. W. Yen had been set up at Peking as "Chief Executive"* of China," with Dr. Wellington Koo as his Premier and Foreign Minister. He was allegedly supported by the victorious armies of General Chang Hsueh-liang, field commander for his father, the great Super-Tuchun of Manchuria, Chang Tso-lin.

Yen. Dr. Yen is remembered as...

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