Foreign News: Do-se-do

The Japanese, who have always been good mimics (and want to be good democrats), were busily tilting at an old American folkway: the square dance. "Caller"* at an experimental hoedown in Nagasaki was Fred Niblo, an A.M.G. director who thought that a dash of do-se-do was just the thing for the community soul.

To 23-year-old Miwo Murakawa, the "square American dance" was the biggest thing to hit Nagasaki since the atom bomb (which missed Miwo by just a mile). She quoted a farm woman: "Why have we had to wait for Americans to teach us such pleasures? Why have not the Japanese...

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