Foreign News: The Deal Is Off

In a Communist jail in Hungary this week, a 48-year-old British businessman glumly contemplates ten more years' imprisonment ; in a red brick prison in Malaya, a 25-year-old girl guerrilla leader placidly weaves baskets. A month ago the Communists offered to free Edgar Sanders, who was accused of espionage in Hungary, if the British would free Lee Meng, who was doomed to hang for bearing arms against the British in Malaya's jungles. Since then, the Sultan of Perak commuted Lee Meng's sentence to life imprisonment, and Sanders' wife and three daughters raised their hopes that now he would be returned to...

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