FORMOSA: Sorrowful Advice

Only a year ago, K. C. Wu was Nationalist China's bright, particular star. He was an outspoken advocate of democracy among the Kuomintang's quarreling cliques, an honest official among many who were not. Chiang Kai-shek himself had picked able Administrator Wu as the governor of Formosa.

But last spring Wu abruptly resigned, went into voluntary political exile in the U.S. For ten months, Wu watched from a modest hotel in Evanston, Ill., lectured in U.S. cities, and kept his silence. Three weeks ago he sat down at his dining-room table and wrote a...

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