RUSSIA-CHINA: Imposing Peace

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Diplomatic pressure from the Great Powers mobilized by U. S. Secretary of State Henry Lewis Stimson, last week virtually imposed peace between Nationalist China and Soviet Russia. Dictator-Governor Chang Hsueh-liang of Manchuria, commander of China's first line of defense, even found leisure to pose and talk pidgin English for U. S. Movietone minions.

As the danger lessened, correspondents drew from Statesman Stimson a characteristically frank admission that the peace making had become rather a free-for-all. "As long as the important countries which control...

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