FORMOSA: Rebuttal

In exile in Illinois, Formosa's ex-Gov ernor Dr. K. C. Wu has grown increasingly violent in denouncing the Chiang Kai-shek regime he once served. "Formosa has been perverted into a police state," he cried shrilly in Look. Last week China's most respected scholar, Dr. Hu Shih, onetime (1938-42) Ambassador to the U.S.. entered an emphatic rebuttal. It was all the more forceful because Philosopher Hu

Shih, a stout anti-Communist and longtime supporter of Chiang Kaishek, has himself long been an open critic of the Kuomintang.

Writing in this week's New Leader, Hu Shih...

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