CHINA: The First Million

Premier Chou Enlai, a mandarin's son whose smiling, suave manner had once persuaded many U.S. diplomats that he was one of the "all right" Communists, last week quietly announced a stupendous fact. Summing up the accomplishments of 20 months of Red rule, Chou reported that the Communist government has killed 1,000,000 "saboteurs" and Nationalist guerrillas.* The figure does not include an estimated 500,000 executed in the current purge of "counter-revolutionaries."

But some people are slow to recognize the nature of the Communist Chinese regime—even when they get the word from the regime...

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