SEQUELS: Whatever Happened to . . .?

¶ Big, goateed Angus Ward, the man who spent a year of harassment and humiliation confined to the U.S. consulate general in Mukden by Chinese Communists, was assigned a new post by the State Department—in Nairobi, Kenya, on Africa's east coast. It was a job which seemed to have nothing to do with Communism or the Far East—the specialities on which he had concentrated in 25 years of foreign service at consulates in Mukden, Tientsin and Vladivostok. Outspoken Careerman Ward was outspokenly disgruntled. He had not even been officially informed of his appointment, he grumbled. "For all I know," he...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!