JAPAN: Paper Cakes

After ten days in Red China, a "goodwill delegation" of eight Japanese Socialists last week flew home to Tokyo with visions of such sugarplums as increased trade and a nonaggression pact between the two countries. "Mao Tse-tung and Chou En-lai met us, warmly shook our hands and patted our backs," glowed one delegate. "The results obtained are just too numerous to mention." Not so starry-eyed was Tokyo's daily Yomiuri Shimbun, which called Mao's proffered sweetmeats "cakes drawn on a piece of paper. Nobody can taste them."


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