CHINA: Communist Break?

While Premier T. V. Soong flew back to Chungking from apparently fruitful talks with Generalissimo Joseph Stalin in Moscow, the Yenan radio broadcast startling news. Last week in Yenan 116 delegates from all the Communist areas of north, south and central China met in plenary session.

Their purpose, said the Yenan radio, was to promote the national war effort against Japan, to give vigor to the democratic groups throughout China and the "formation of a coalition government as well as the liberation of the Chinese people." The present meeting was only a preparatory committee to set the date and technical...

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