CHINA: Traitor Hu

A new sort of treason—the treason of destructively criticizing a dead man's ideals—was charged last week against that august intellectual aristocrat Dr. Hu Shih. famed as "the foremost Chinese modern thinker," founder of the Chinese Literary Renaissance, first Chinese to write poetry in the spoken language of the people, graduate of Cornell (B. A.) and Columbia (Ph. D.).

Fear of being mobbed by rowdy agents of the Nationalist Government with which he is out of sympathy, has long since made patrician Scholar Hu extremely careful...

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