CHINA: Hello! Hello!

Said Kunming: "Wai! Wai! Hello!


Said Calcutta: "Hum Calcutta se bolte hein Calcutta calling!"

For the first time China and India were linked by telephone last week. U.S. engineers, with British material and Chinese and Indian labor, had strung the wires, in pace with the construction of the Stilwell Road, across 1,750 miles of some of the world's toughest jungles and mountains, made tougher by Japanese gun fire. Said the New York Times: "Whether or not swift communication makes for swift understanding one doesn't know. The line may carry angry words. . . . But the Orient ... is shrinking, and...

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