Foreign News: Exhibit Greatness

It took China's Central Government seven months to bring its No. i war criminal to trial, but only six hours to try him and a week to find him guilty. In the century-old mansion that houses the Kiangsu High Court at Soochow, Columbia-educated Chen Kung-po, last president of the late Wang Ching-wei's Nanking puppet regime, heard the judgment of his people: traitor, death.

The blue-gowned but urbane Chen, once a revolutionary and after that Kuomintang Minister of Industry and Commerce, did not lose the polite composure that had lent an oddly gracious note to...

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