People: Grand Tourists

The Duke of Windsor made his ninth trip to the U.S. since he became Governor of the Bahamas in 1940. With him, making her seventh, was his Duchess. They planned to spend a month in Manhattan, perhaps visit his Canadian ranch (see CANADA AT WAR).

Madame Chiang Kaishek, who spent three months in a U.S. hospital on her last visit (1942-43) to the Western Hemisphere, arrived by plane in Brazil. She was suffering from nervous exhaustion and insomnia, planned a three-month rest cure. In China, she had been under the care of U.S. Assistant...

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