CHINA: My Soul to the Devil

China's foremost scholar, Dr. Hu Shih, has observed that his country's Red regime allows neither freedom of expression nor freedom of silence. What he meant was plain last week at a "self-accusation" meeting of students and teachers of Peking's famed Yenching University (TIME, Feb. 26). Professor after professor and pupil after pupil stood up to confess the blackest sin in Communism's book: pro-Americanism. Among the breast-beaters:

History Professor Nieh Chung-chi: "I once signed my name to an open letter asking for American aid to China . . . Now I realize that I wanted to assist Chiang Kai-shek in murdering the...

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