CHINA: Behind the Bamboo Curtain

When it became apparent that the Communists would overrun China, many a U.S. diplomat welcomed a chance to stay at his post and see how Asia's new imperialists would operate. Last week, the U.S. had news of three who did.

In Mukden, after studiously ignoring him for about four months, Communist officials finally paid some attention to white-goateed Consul General Angus I. Ward, 56. The Reds arrested him and four members of his staff. The charge: beating up a discharged Chinese employee, one Chi Yu-heng, after he had demanded severance pay. The entire...

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