Opinion: The Chinese Who?

"The American public," said a report issued last week by the Council on Foreign Relations, "is not well informed about China."

That is hardly the half of it—at least according to a survey of 1,501 people done for the council, a nonprofit institution (board chairman: John J. McCloy), by the University of Michigan's Survey Research Center.

When asked, "What kind of government does most of China have now?" or "Do you happen to know if there is any Communist government in China now?", an incredible 28% indicated that they did not know. Moreover, 39% did not know of the existence of...

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