Foreign News: Erosion of a Culture

On the sad Sunday of Sept. 3, 1939, when Britain entered another state of war against Germany, Dr. Quo Taichi, Chinese Ambassador to London, took a late afternoon stroll in his garden. He looked up into the dull grey skies. "Soon," said he, "the air is going to be black with pigeons coming home to roost." Last week in Chungking, Dr. Quo, now chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Supreme National Defense Council, looked again into the future. Not all the pigeons of past errors had yet come home. But there...

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