No More 38th

South from Taejon last week fled a group of disreputable-looking Koreans in castoff clothes, armed with pocket pistols and .25s in shoulder holsters. They were cabinet members of the Republic of Korea on their way to join President Syngman Rhee in his hideout "White House" somewhere in Korea's far south. Taejon, South Korea's emergency capital since the fall of Seoul on June 28, was no longer a safe location for the cabinet, military men had decided.

South Korea's leaders, harassed and driven from pillar to post, were still not talking or acting like...

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