The Americas: The Quiet Invasion

Sharply aware of the open penetration of Soviet Communism into the hemisphere through Castro's Cuba, North and South Americans are now awakening to a more subtle infiltration from the Orient. Catching children's eyes in bookstalls across Latin America are engaging editions of Spanish-language stories about happiness in Red China. Grownups can read more sophisticated magazines and drop in at 16 Red China-run "binational centers" set up in nine South American nations. They can tune to the powerful beam of Radio Peking, which recently jumped its broadcasts to 31½ hours a day in...

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