The Press: East Meets West

"Chúng ta ca quyet nhat dinh rang nhung nguoi thiêt mênh o dây se không phai là nhung nguoi dã chet vô ích . . ." With this stirring Vietnamese rendition of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (". . . we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain . . ."), the U.S. State Department this week got ready to launch a new kind of cold war against Communism in the Far East—propaganda by the comic-book method.

The Department's first venture into the cartoon field is a simply written, effectively illustrated biography of eight Americans: Presidents Washington, Jefferson and...

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