BURMA: Influential Translator

Tucked helplessly in an endlessly potential storm center of East-West politics, the amiable, ultranationalistic people of Burma need all the moral encouragement they can get. Last week Burma invited the U.S.'s ebullient uplifter Dale Carnegie to come and deliver a series of lectures on 1) courage, 2) systematic-mindedness, 3) noble character, 4) honesty, and 5) perseverance. He needs no introduction: Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends and Influence People has long been a bestseller in Burma; its translator is none other than Prime Minister U Nu.

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