PLAIN PEOPLE: Progress Report, Apr. 1, 1946

American women are different. Mr. Wu Kun-Kan, as a Chinese newspaper correspondent in the U.S., had studied the inscrutable ways of the West long enough to realize that. Last week, in a letter to a Shanghai paper, he tried to tell his countrymen about it:

"During the war, women came out and worked. . . . [They] were in high spirits and were well off economically. . . . [But] they had no men. . . . Every day, married women feared for the lives of their husbands and the unmarried women worried and moped at not being able...

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