The Press: Chungking Cubs

With two bamboo and plaster dormitories, classrooms in the bombproof Press Hostel, nine typewriters locally valued at $1,200 each, and 32 cub-reporting students, Chungking's new Graduate School of Journalism of the Central Political Institute got under way last week. The founder and director is polished, ingratiating, 56-year-old Dr. Hollington Tong, pressagent extraordinary to the Chiang Kai-shek regime and biographer of the Gissimo.

The idea that China could well use as many highly trained journalists as were available long ago impressed itself on Vice Minister of Information Tong. "While touring the U.S. with Madame Chiang last winter, Columbia-Man Tong enlisted the aid of...

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