Nation: Yes for Chiang

It was a bit frustrating. Here was the President of the U.S. with a statement he wanted to make—but nobody at his news conference last fortnight asked him the right question. So into a White House file went the statement until Press Secretary Pierre Salinger was asked, dug it out last week and released it to newsmen. It was a Kennedy announcement avowing firm support of Nationalist China and flat opposition to U.N. membership for Red China. Said the statement: "The United States has always considered the Government of the Republic of China the only rightful government representing China, and has...

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