CHINA: Stature

Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek opened his first press interview since last December by shaking hands with the foreign newsmen. Then he relaxed in an armchair. Madame Chiang, in black jacket and maroon skirt, sat on his right; occasionally she helped affable Information Minister K. C. Wu with the interpreting. While tea was served, questions & answers were passed.

Were the Generalissimo and Madame planning to visit the U.S.? Yes, "as soon as the opportunity permits."

Would the Generalissimo be a candidate for President under the new constitution? "I have not thought of that as yet. When the power to govern is restored to...

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