CHINA: Dark Hour

The voice was that of Mme. Sun Yatsen. Tiny, spirited, inviolate, Mme. Sun lives in a three-story apartment house in Chungking, and emerges only rarely to make public statements. Last week, when she broke her silence, she voiced again the democratic conscience of China; once more she raised the dormant but still-vibrant national hopes of her late great husband, whose liberal program has been all but lost in the pressures of war under Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek.

The Generalissimo's people, combining a celebration of the Chinese New Year and the recent abolition of...

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