FORMOSA: An End to Rumors

For several months, rumors that the Chinese Nationalists and the Red Chinese were about to get together have swept the Far East. The rumors suited the Chinese Reds fine. Premier Chou Enlai, in private talks with foreign visitors, no longer talked of "traitor" Chiang Kai-shek and his "clique," but indicated blandly that he would welcome negotiations with Chiang himself. He even hinted that Chiang Kai-shek would be offered the title of marshal if only he would give in.

In Hong Kong rumors centered around the head of a Chinese journalist named Tsao...

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