U.S. At War: The Mission of Daddy Kung

Sixty-four hours away from Chungking, the big plane circled, set its wheels down on the Washington airport. A few moments later, out stepped China's Vice Premier, Finance Minister, chairman of the board of the Bank of China, president of the boards of Yenching University, Cheeloo University, Oberlin in China, the Chinese Industrial Cooperatives, the Confucius Society, and the Public Finance Association—all in the rotund, meditative person of H. H. ("Daddy") Kung.

East is West. On the head of the fabled Dr. Kung was the most modern of sun helmets, in his hand a folding...

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