FOREIGN RELATIONS: We Must Try to Forgive

Wellesley College's most famed alumna went back last weekend. Mei-ling Soong. honor student, class of '17, went to see how the campus had changed since her last May Day hoop rolling and June step singing. For Madame Chiang Kaishek, the woman Mei-ling Soong had become, the Wellesley visit was a brief recess in her U.S. tour.

Madame Chiang drove through Wellesley village; it looked "just the same—only more painted." In Tower Court dormitory, where she lived as a senior, a suite awaited her. She held an informal reception for 80 classmates of 1917,...

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