COMMUNISTS: The Mao Who Came to Dinner

It was more than a month since Mao Tse-tung, boss of Red China, had arrived in Moscow. His talks with Stalin and top Soviet officials were taking longer than the three or four days usually needed for a Stalin puppet to reach agreement with Stalin. Mao and Stalin well knew that the Western world was hoping that they had fallen out. The hope was probably illusory; nevertheless, Mao's prolonged visit might be a sign that all was not well between Soviet Russia and her new Communist neighbor.


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