Sport: Mao's Muscled Minions

CHEN DUMPS AMERICANS WITH ONE JERK, trumpeted the headline in Hong Kong's Communist Wen Hui Pao last week. AMERICANS POWERLESS TO THREATEN CHEN CHING-KAI. Occasion for the rejoicing was a weight-lifting meet in Moscow, in which Red China's little (127 lbs.) Chen hoisted 326¼ lbs. in the clean-and-jerk to shatter the world featherweight record held by the U.S.'s Isaac Berger.

Chen's feat was the latest product of the ten-year athletic program launched by Red China's Mao Tse-tung with the avowed intention of producing citizens "capable of more and harder work in China's socialist reconstruction." Red China's muscled minions, according...

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