Red China: Summon to the Army

As its rage focused ever more fiercely on Russia, Red China last week imposed a notable tightening of internal discipline on Mao Tse-tung's Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. Red Guards rampaging out of control throughout the country were ordered to return to their schools and homes and cease "exchanging revolutionary experiences" — a Chinese euphemism for raising hell.

Premier Chou En-lai also ordered the Guards to slack off in their humiliations of purged party officials, many of whom have been forced to wear dunce caps while being dragged through city streets.

Said Chou: "Not all Red Guard activities are necessarily just and proper."...

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