THE NATION: The People's Week

East and West, from within and without, news crashed upon the U.S. last week. There was something almost primitively different in the pattern of events. World news is usually government news. Last week it was the people, the nameless millions, who gave the news its dominant impulse.

In Korea, the people were 27,000 anti-Communist Koreans let free from prisoner-of-war stockades (see WAR IN ASIA), and mobs of students and workers who shouted against the truce that the U.N. favors. Defiant Syngman Rhee led these people, releasing the prisoners, organizing the anti-truce demonstrations. But Rhee, wisely or unwisely, spoke...

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