Tempering the Wind
Sir: TIME'S thoughtful Essay on Red China [May 20] should do much to temper the rantings of the bomb-'em-now crowd. It brings hope that China might yet, given another generation, become a world neighbor again.
MILTON S. KATZ Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Sir: It is unwise to boast that "the U.S. knows more about Red China than does any other nation, with the possible exception of the Soviet Union." Probably Sinologists in America have collected more facts about the physical aspects of China than have Sinologists elsewhere. But Chinese national psychology is far more important than any other factor in understanding the...