Business: Kung's Credits

First thing anyone learns about plump, suave Dr. H. H. Kung, Vice President and Finance Minister of China, is that he is the 75th direct descendant of Confucius.

A more useful family connection, however, is Dr. Kung's wife, eldest of the three famed Soong girls who with their brother have long been the real power behind the Nanking Government. By marrying Ailing ("Pleasant") Soong, smart Dr. Kung became brother-in-law at one crack of China's late, sainted Dr. Sun Yatsen, President Chiang Kai-shek and Finance Minster T. V. Soong. It was logical in 1933 when...

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