CHINA: Widest Democrats

A luscious and loud onetime social worker is Mme Chang Hsueh-liang, wife of the "Young Marshal" who recently kidnapped China's Dictator (TIME, Dec. 21). It finally seemed safe for her to return from abroad last week and back she came. Kidnapper Chang, having been sentenced to ten years, then pardoned but deprived of his civil rights for five years, had these rights restored to him last week by order of Kidnappee Chiang Kai-shek and Nanking wiseacres thought Chang would soon be War Minister.

Dictator Chiang, whose favorite means of assuring himself that...

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