CHINA: Love, Love, Love

A special train from Moscow rolled into the Peking railroad station one afternoon last week and stopped before a greeting committee of 1,500-odd bureaucrats. Out stepped 34 Russian ballerinas, composers and scientists and the 260-member Soviet Army Red Flag Song & Dance Ensemble. Forward rushed 150 Chinese Young Pioneers with bouquets. The two sides embraced and, led by 70 gaily clad drum dancers, marched to a large square. There, according to Radio Peking, a waiting crowd rumbled "thunderous, spontaneous cheers of 'Stalin!' and 'Mao Tse-tung!'" while speakers extolled "the most devoted friends of...

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