FORMOSA: Keeping It Legal

In the humid, freshly painted auditorium of Taipei's city hall last week, aging (72) Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek once again ringingly assured his National Assembly that Nationalist China's victory over the Communist government in Peking was a dead certainty. Said Chiang: "Once the hour strikes . . . we shall be able to win as naturally as floodwaters flowing downhill form a big stream in the plain."

His high-pitched voice unfaltering, Chiang went on: "But I am sorry to say that the heavy responsibility of recovering the mainland and rebuilding our nation entrusted to me by the National Assembly still remains...

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