Foreign News: RED CHINA'S NO. 2 MAN

Named the new chairman of the Chinese People's Republic, to succeed Mao Tse-tung (still boss of the party and China's No. 1 man): Liu Shao-chi, who thus consolidated his place as Red China's No. 2 man and heir apparent to Mao.

Person. Tall (almost 5 ft. 10 in.) for a Chinese, thin, with greying hair and the pallid look of an anchorite, Liu is a Communist ideologue whom strangers in a roomful of people are apt to overlook. But Liu's voice is hard, his hand is heavy, his mind dogmatic and forceful. To Liu,...

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