Nation: Underlining China

When the Fulbright hearings on Red China ended last week, they had produced little to cause the Administration to change its basic policy. Since Americans are more aware of and more interested in Europe, the sessions did perform a useful function in getting China into the headlines. Chairman J. William Fulbright took what comfort he could from that fact.

What else did the hearings accomplish? Because Hubert Humphrey three weeks ago quoted the testimony of Columbia University Sinologist A. Doak Barnett that the U.S. was interested in "containment without isolation" of Red China,...

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